Tag: civil rights

December 11, 2021

In this episode, we take a deep dive into the abortion issue because the US Supreme Court is looking at a Mississippi law that ignores established science and bans abortion at 15 weeks. We look at the history of abortion rights in this country and why the Christian Nationalist’s argument that a fetus is a child is factually wrong.

July 30, 2021

In this episode, we talk to Christophe Difo and Sean Prophet, hosts of The Radical Secular. We talk about where they came from, how they got started, and what kind of topics they discuss on their podcast. We also discuss unjust hierarchies and how that relates to social justice and what is happening in our national politics today.

April 29, 2021

We as Americans pay for and expect a fair justice system. Unfortunately in real life it doesn’t work that way. You could be shot and killed for simply being black or poor or of if you are an elected official you are still being booked on political talk shows after trying to undermine our Democracy We also will look at the tone deaf super majority of Republicans in the Ohio legislature and find out how that is a problem for LGBTQ people.

April 13, 2021

We knew it would be bad for religious freedom when Trump was allowed to appoint three justices to the Supreme Court, once again a majority on the court pull a decision out of their ass to give the religious special privledge during a pandemic. We also update a previous segment on our broken election system and why Georgia’s law is obviously a return to the days of Jim Crow.

August 26, 2019
Ohio Attorney General David Yost happy to crap on the LGBTQA community

Typically when elected people want to tell you bad news but don’t want to have to deal with it publicly, they will say the bad news on a Friday when the news media won’t spend much time on it since the weekend is the next day. The politician then hopes the whole thing blows over by Monday. Ohio Attorney General David Yost waited until Friday to announce that Ohio will sign-on to a brief for three US Supreme Court cases that will decide if the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBTQA people. The brief and Yost don’t support protection of course.

May 10, 2018

The religious right is at it again. This time, Republicans in Tennessee passed a measure allowing for the construction of a monument to the unborn “victims of abortion.”

What they should be calling it is a monument to the systematic oppression of women by a society that is still run unduly in large part by religious fanatics.

The Republican-led Tennessee House of Representatives already passed a bill, and the Tennessee State Senate added an amendment, sending the legislation back to the house before it went on to Republican Governor Bill Haslam. The proposal would raise private funds to erect what the Tennessee legislature is calling the “Tennessee Monument to Unborn Children, In Memory of the Victims of Abortion: Babies, Women and Men.”