Tag: 1st amendment

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.

January 27, 2022

In this episode Doug looks at Bari Weiss’s appearance on Bill Maher’s HBO show and why her flippant Pandemic of Bureaucracy is both childish and dangerous to us all. Then we look at a recent church and state case over a Boston flag pole that was heard at the US Supreme Court. It doesn’t look good for secular people or for more than 40 years of settled jurisprudence.

February 25, 2021

In this episode Doug talks to Nick Little, Legal Director of the Center for Inquiry, about several recent federal court decisions that ignore science and logic to allow churches to ignore public health orders during this pandemic. Where is the irreparable harm from a limit to the number of people allowed to particpate in an in-person church service. Nick explains how this all started with the Hobby Lobby contraceptive case and we will be living with it for some time to come.