Tag: 1st amendment

January 21, 2023

Republicans take over the US House and immediately use the mythical debt ceiling to demand cuts to social security and medicare. Landlords in Maumee Ohio don’t like regulations to make their housing safe and affordable and did you know abortion bans violate the separation of church and state.

October 26, 2022

For our 50th episode we look at religious opposition to equality efforts where we have to state again, religious freedom is not pie. Then we explain simply why government policies to address racism isn’t racist. Finally we look at one local political ad that is an outright lie and showing the ad hurts democracy.

September 30, 2022

How do you know when a GOP election ad is lying? Its lips move. And religious conservatives will do whatever it takes to force religion on all children in public schools. Their newest trick? Fake school assemblies.

September 6, 2022

Doug points out what podcaster Tanner Campbell got wrong about his old remembered complaints over Atheism Plus. Then Doug gives an update about the Sylvania Bus Dispute and his thoughts on the remaking of CNN into FOX “news” Lite.

August 17, 2022

Two Ohio families spent a lot of money and time to complain about a new plan to bus their young children to their catholic school. They cited some recent US Supreme Court 1st amendment cases but in the end a judge used her gut feeling in helping protect the family’s privilege.

July 15, 2022

We explore Justice Clarence Thomas’ Black Nationalism in his college years and how his thoughts on racism sounds like critical race theory. Then we talk to an abortion clinic volunteer about the loss of religious freedom from overturning Roe v Wade.