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Thank God I'm Atheist

A Religion, Spirituality and Society podcast featuring Dan Beecher
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Project Blitz gets a new name, court rules Kentucky atheist can have vanity plate, BYU-Idaho stops accepting medicaid, Ohio students may gain religious exemption for being wrong, US latinos have begun leaving church, and a discussion about polygamy and whether it should be legalized in the US.
Apocalypse Maybe?
Drag queen interrupted, shit gets real for white supremacist Texas marriage law, specialized citizen training, Wyoming investigation, and surviving the apocalypse isn’t for everyone.
"Gifts" #210
LDS cancel experiment, temple in India, abandoned newborn found in church, black Friday fighting, public library planned for polygamist town, an ad gets canceled in UK, and 'tis the season for gift giving. 
"Beef Vigilantes" #206
Sheik Fagin, Museum of the Bible under federal scrutiny, Hindu cattle patrols, praying football coach, city council prayers, LDS church redefines their words, and what do you do when the shoes on the other foot.
"Welcome Back" #204
Big tip from church to pizza delivery driver, gun discounts, bike lanes and religious freedom, relics, Mother Teresa's charity, UK man and Saudi Arabian justice system, and Mark Hofmann. 
"Light Wins" #202
Mark sits in for Dan, and we discuss the Christian preacher with the resurrectin' power, the evangelicals who descended on Donald Trump, the Indiana legislator who videoed himself cheating on his wife (and then texted a copy to everyone he knows), how New Zealand prefers the dark side of the force, right wing crazies, Kim Davis's papal visit, and the World Conference of Families (and their upcoming visit to SLC).
"The Least Mormon" #187
Rachel guest hosts with Dan and talks about growing up female in the LDS church.
"Kind Atheists" #184
Creationist discovers fossils, Muslim high school soccer team refuses to play against team with two girls, Ireland votes for equality, atheists as a voting block, ice cream, college entry, and we continue our conversation about civility.
"Biblical Dieting" #181
Americans support the right to offend, Christian book of the year, Americans more supportive of a potential gay president than an evangelical one, Sunday school teacher gets released, polygamist wife, one city’s antidiscrimination law, and our review of “God’s Not Dead.”
The Show That Wasn't to Be #181
Nothing. Nothing happens. This is not an episode. And now Dan might have to take up Tai Chi or gardening or something, because he is THIS CLOSE to actually losing it.
"Process This!" #175
BYU grads looking to change rules at said university, prominent San Francisco evangelical church ends celibacy policy for gays, RFRA laws coming to a state near you, California supreme court doesn’t like boy scouts, Presbyterian church votes to allow gay marriage, LDS apostles say the darndest things, and we dumb atheists don’t think no good.
"The Frankenshow" #172
A "super" episode featuring segments from multiple episodes including: sexual propositions at the Vatican, camels don't belong in much of the old testiment, frozen guru, abortion prevention pills, man sues first responders (instead of God), muslim family removed from Empire State Building overlook, and our musings on "spirituality."
"God Less America!" #138
Clergy hand out condoms at Hobby Lobby after Supreme Court decision, Burger King and their Proud Whopper, law enforcement and religion, New Zealand forces church to change advertising, pew puncher punished, France’s burqa ban stands, and freedom of religion in America. 
"TGIA After Dark" #134
Catholic Priest wants British boy band banned from Philippines, Jesus Tattoo banned from advertising at Texas high school, Utah man sets up tax shelter church, South Africa has a Chief Justice worthy of Alabama, bodies of almost 800 children found in Irish home for unwed mothers, Murfreesboro mosque update, and sex and religion.
"Clap along if you feel..." #132
Utah lawmaker calls for return of firing squad executions, Catholic school principal apologizes for Ellen DeGeneres’ photo on invitation, Christians need their own Pinterest, Sudanese woman sentenced to death for converting to Christianity, happy Iranians arrested for flaunting their joy online, Americans tell the truth about church attendance, and Old Earth vs. Young Earth Creationism.
"Matt Dillahunty visits TGIA" #128
Our interview with Matt Dillahunty and from the news: British woman deported from Sri Lanka for sporting Buddha tattoo, “Birthright” expands “Jewish” definition on application for free 10-day tour of Israel, US Supreme Court to hear “born in Jerusalem” passport case, trouble in Texas, soon-to-be most Christian nation, and the new study coming from a discredited social scientist.
"The Spooky Show" #155
Malaysian Muslims get in trouble for petting dogs, Indian woman turns husband in for homosexuality, Catholic exorcists call for “Holyween,” the pope and evolution, new navy guy, science and the eucharist, and we talk about ghosts (and play a piece from Adam).
"Early Volley in War on Xmas" #146
Kirk Cameron saves Christmas with holiday film, US Muslims ask State Department for protection during Hajj, Mormon parents write letter to non-believing child, Zara apologizes for insensitive kids clothing, Utah polygamists no longer in legal peril, humanist does good during Ebola outbreak, and marriage in a non-religious world.
"Pie and Beer Day" #141
Google Suggest suggests religious stereotypes, Christian group “fasting” to oppose gay marriage, thieves steal air conditioners from Tennessee churches, Italian priest and cocaine, religious requirements for heads of state, FFRF victory, and musings about Utah’s Pioneer Day.
"A Uniform of One" #112
Malaysia’s Islamic authorities confiscate Christian bibles for use of “Allah,” Pope Francis declared Esquire’s best dressed man of the 2013, Los Angeles County Supervisors want Christian cross back on government seal, five films that will make 2014 the year of the Bible, Israeli government changes policy about rabbis, a philanthropist dies, and the ethics of “pulling the plug.”
"Early Christmas" #104
Venezuela starts the Christmas season early, a new book helps you convert people to atheism, Paula Abdul bat mitzvahs, praying school bus driver gets in trouble, ‘tearing’ into the Bible gets Texas student in suspended, student body president at a Christian university comes out as atheist, and the Salvation Army’s bell ringers might not be a good place for your money to go.
"Going Clear" #169
Controversial new “third parent” fertility treatment, Iceland to build temple to Nordic gods, Average Mohamed calls out ISIS with cartoons, Val Kilmer goes to the hospital, making money in the service of the Lord, rabbi won’t leave, and Frank and Dan talk about “Going Clear” the new HBO documentary about Scientology.
"My Gay Husband" #166
Oxford University Press creates guidelines to avoid offending Jews and Muslims, residents near treatment center for priests worry about property values, a Saudi jihad against the jolly, an ultra orthodox Jewish newspaper discovers Photoshop, and our response to “My Husband’s Not Gay.”
"All Dogs Don't Go to Heaven" #160
Adam guest hosts with Frank to discuss the following: former Hasid sues Quebec over lack of education, Australian government cuts university funding but funds something else, super strict new law, yogi gone bad, campaign to help bigoted bakers, Pakistani pop singer gets in trouble, and Pope Francis says pets might go to heaven.
"Race in America" #159
Beard ban at BYU, HBO prepares team of lawyers for upcoming Scientology documentary, Houston pastor denies burial to longtime church member, ex-gay leader gets married, military confusion, a Chicago church teaches a lesson, and we wrestle with the issue of race in America.
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Nov 15th, 2011
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Dec 7th, 2019
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