243: Mormon Mayo Edition

Oct 12, 11:00 AM

In this week’s episode, Joseph Smith crawls under the bar of Alma, the phrase "Christian chicken rehab slavery" will be a perfectly reasonable thing to say, and we’ll see when Santa’s sleeping for a change.

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Headlines:

Sessions issues government-wide directive that Christianity is a perfectly acceptable reason for LGBT discrimination: http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/06/sessions-calls-for-broad-religious-freedom-protections-243536 also, he had the help of a Christian hate group: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/10/07/jeff-sessions-got-advice-from-christian-hate-group-before-issuing-anti-gay-memo/

Peter LaBarbera on gay couple in new Star Wars: “Where are the ex-gay characters?” http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/peter-labarbera-is-outraged-at-gay-couple-on-star-trek-wonders-where-the-ex-gay-characters-are/

Satanic temple proposes satanic cakes to troll anti-gay bakeries: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/satanic-temple-wedding-cakes_us_59cd3203e4b0ef069427151f?section=us_religion

Santa Claus’s tomb may have been discovered in Turkey: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/04/santa-claus-tomb-may-have-been-uncovered-beneath-turkish-church-saint-nicholas

Christian rehab group using patients as slaves: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/10/06/slavery-is-alive-and-well-in-americas-christian-rehab-chicken-plants/

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This Week in Misogyny:

Harvey Weinstein is a piece of shit: https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/from-aggressive-overtures-to-sexual-assault-harvey-weinsteins-accusers-tell-their-stories

Trump administration rescinds birth control mandate: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/10/06/trump-admin-lets-more-employers-use-religion-to-deny-workers-birth-control/

Pro-life congressman resigns over abortion mistress scandal: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/10/05/pro-life-gop-congressman-will-resign-in-wake-of-mistress-abortion-scandal/

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