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Podcast #247 – Win Some, Lose Some vs RFRA, Part 2

More fallout in the aftermath of North Carolina’s infamous law that prevents local governments from passing LGBT protections. Bruce Springsteen and former Beatle Ringo Starr are among the artists who have cancelled shows in the Tar Heel state. Meanwhile, Mississippi … Continue reading

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Again with the Mississippi

Holy crap. Just a couple of days ago I posted about how tragically backward–nay, retrograde–the “great” state of Mississippi is. Now the news that Mississippi has, just in the last few days, finally, officially ratified the 13th Amendment to the … Continue reading

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Mississippi tops list of religious states…again

Congratulations, Mississippi! You have again been ranked as the most religious state in America. You’re also, perhaps not so incidentally, #3 for teen pregnancy, #2 for murder rates, #2 for unhealthiness, #1 for depression, #1 for lowest income,  #8 for unemployment … Continue reading

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Podcast #76 – Stuart Bechman (Pres. of Atheist Alliance International)

Happy New Year!  We kick off 2010 by interviewing Stuart Bechman, president of Atheist Alliance International (AtheistAlliance.org).  AAI is planning its first-ever Australian convention in Melbourne on March 12-14, 2010.  For details visit AtheistConvention.org.au–tickets are going fast!

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