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Ep 57 FEMA Churches and Johnson Progress

9/17/2017
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Sunday September 17, 2017 American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and other nonbelievers; works for the total separation of religion and government; and addresses issues of First Amendment public policy. Follow our updates on Twitter and Facebook, and download this podcast in iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, your computer, or just by using your favorite podcast listening app. LINKS: American Atheists Homepage:...

Duration: 00:08:21


Ep 56 Arkansas 'In God We Trust' in Schools

9/10/2017
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Sunday September 10, 2017 American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and other nonbelievers; works for the total separation of religion and government; and addresses issues of First Amendment public policy. Follow our updates on Twitter and Facebook, and download this podcast in iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, your computer, or just by using your favorite podcast listening app. LINKS: American Atheists Homepage:...

Duration: 00:08:39


Ep 55 Back to School Special

9/3/2017
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Sunday September 3, 2017 American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and other nonbelievers; works for the total separation of religion and government; and addresses issues of First Amendment public policy. Follow our updates on Twitter and Facebook, and download this podcast in iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, your computer, or just by using your favorite podcast listening app. LINKS: American Atheists Homepage:...

Duration: 00:08:31


Ep 54 Convention and More Johnson Amendment

8/27/2017
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Sunday August 27, 2017 American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and other nonbelievers; works for the total separation of religion and government; and addresses issues of First Amendment public policy. Follow our updates on Twitter and Facebook, and download this podcast in iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, your computer, or just by using your favorite podcast listening app. LINKS: American Atheists Homepage:...

Duration: 00:08:41


Ep 53 AHA School Suit and Student Rights

8/13/2017
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Sunday August 13, 2017 American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and other nonbelievers; works for the total separation of religion and government; and addresses issues of First Amendment public policy. Follow our updates on Twitter and Facebook, and download this podcast in iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, your computer, or just by using your favorite podcast listening app. LINKS: American Atheists Homepage:...

Duration: 00:08:39


Ep 52 Trump's Bible Study

8/6/2017
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Sunday August 06, 2017 American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and other nonbelievers; works for the total separation of religion and government; and addresses issues of First Amendment public policy. Follow our updates on Twitter and Facebook, and download this podcast in iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, your computer, or just by using your favorite podcast listening app. LINKS: American Atheists Homepage:...

Duration: 00:08:40


Ep 51 Trump's Busy Week

7/30/2017
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July 30th, 2017 President Donald Trump had a busy week - Nick discusses. American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and other nonbelievers; works for the total separation of religion and government; and addresses issues of First Amendment public policy. Follow our updates on Twitter and Facebook, and download this podcast in iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, your computer, or just by using your favorite podcast listening...

Duration: 00:08:45


Ep 50 Ark Encounter Tax Break

7/23/2017
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July 23, 2017 Ken Ham and his Ark Park sale are highlighted American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and other nonbelievers; works for the total separation of religion and government; and addresses issues of First Amendment public policy. Follow our updates on Twitter and Facebook, and download this podcast in iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, your computer, or just by using your favorite podcast listening...

Duration: 00:08:26


Ep 49 Johnson Amendment Repeal

7/16/2017
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Sunday July 16, 2017 Nick discusses the recent repeal of the Johnson Amendment, how it was done, and why many pastors want it to stay in place. American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and other nonbelievers; works for the total separation of religion and government; and addresses issues of First Amendment public policy. Follow our updates on Twitter and Facebook, and download this podcast in iTunes, Google Play,...

Duration: 00:08:35


Ep 48 President Trump in Poland

7/9/2017
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Sunday July 9, 2017 American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and other nonbelievers; works for the total separation of religion and government; and addresses issues of First Amendment public policy. Follow our updates on Twitter and Facebook, and download this podcast in iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, your computer, or just by using your favorite podcast listening app. LINKS: American Atheists Homepage:...

Duration: 00:12:01


Ep 47 Trinity Aftermath & The Johnson Amendment

7/2/2017
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Sunday July 2, 2017 The aftermath of the Trinity decision and what it means for church state separation. American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and other nonbelievers; works for the total separation of religion and government; and addresses issues of First Amendment public policy. Follow our updates on Twitter and Facebook, and download this podcast in iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, your computer, or just by using your...

Duration: 00:08:28


Ep 46 Trinity Lutheran

6/25/2017
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Sunday June 25th, 2017 At a recent conservative religious gathering, President Trump promises pastors that they will be able to preach abut whatever is in their heart. Nick explains how that has never been in jeopardy. The right religious organizations do not have however, is the right to endorse any individual candidate, unless they want to forfeit their tax exempt status. American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and...

Duration: 00:08:13


Ep 45 Lobby Day in Washington DC

6/18/2017
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Sunday June 18th, 2017 At a recent conservative religious gathering, President Trump promises pastors that they will be able to preach abut whatever is in their heart. Nick explains how that has never been in jeopardy. The right religious organizations do not have however, is the right to endorse any individual candidate, unless they want to forfeit their tax exempt status. American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and...

Duration: 00:08:39


Ep 44 Trump, Faith, and Freedom

6/11/2017
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Sunday June 11, 2017 At a recent conservative religious gathering, President Trump promises pastors that they will be able to preach abut whatever is in their heart. Nick explains how that has never been in jeopardy. The right religious organizations do not have however, is the right to endorse any individual candidate, unless they want to forfeit their tax exempt status. American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and...

Duration: 00:08:31


Ep 43 Consequence of Birth Control

6/4/2017
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Sunday June 4, 2017 A discussion of changes to the requirement for birth control coverage, how religious exemptions for contraception affect other potential exemptions, and how the new (leaked) proposed exemptions go even further. Nick ends the episode with a brief mention of the Paris accord pull out, and the ridiculous religious motivations behind climate change deniers. American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and...

Duration: 00:08:39


Ep 42 President's Budget Proposal

5/28/2017
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Sunday May 28, 2017 Nick Fish discusses the first budget proposal issued by President Trump, included in the proposal are increases in funding for both abstinence only sex education school vouchers. One of these is a flawed and ineffective method of birth control promoted by those who seek to promote their religious viewpoints on morality into our secular laws, and the other will unconstitutionally send millions of tax payer dollars into the promotion of religion and religious...

Duration: 00:08:36


Ep 41 Commencement Prayers

5/21/2017
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Sunday May 21, 2017 Nick goes over current laws and precedent regarding commencement prayers; when are they allowed and when are they a violation of church state separation. Nick shares a few specific examples, and also stresses any student complaints forwarded to American Atheists will be kept confidential. To reach American Atheists you can email legal@atheists.org American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and other...

Duration: 00:08:35


Ep 40 Amanda Knief on Tucker Carlson

5/14/2017
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Sunday May 14, 2017 This last week Amanda Knief, the National Legal and Policy Director for American Atheists, was on the Fox News program Tucker Carlson. The topic focused on a religious message on a bench, part of a VFW donated veterans’ monument, and the VFW’s reaction to the removal of the bench….and it only gets more interesting from there. Nick Fish goes over this whole story in this week’s episode. American Atheists is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil...

Duration: 00:08:33


Ep 39 Executive Orders & Johnson Amendment

5/7/2017
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Sunday May 7, 2017 Nick reminds us that The American HealthCare Act just passed the House of Representatives, highlights how we need to contact our representatives to remind them exist, you don’t need to have a belief in a god/goddess to care or pay attention. The bulk of the episode however is in regards to the Johnson Amendment and the recent executive order issued to fix a problem that doesn’t exist, specifically inaccurate claims by President Trump and the religious right regarding...

Duration: 00:08:35


Ep 38 San Antonio Mayor

4/30/2017
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Sunday April 30, 2017 The mayor of San Antonio Texas recently made a statement on poverty, stating the root cause of systemic and generational poverty are broken people without a relationship with their creator. This statement by the mayor is just the latest in problematic statements she has made, reflecting her voting record, and her time as mayor. Nick Fish discusses why statements such as these, and the underlying principles of her expressed faith, conflict with the separation of...

Duration: 00:08:39

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