Episode 55 – Making Headlines with Dave Silverman

For the interview we are joined by David Silverman from American Atheists

CALL TO ACTION

American Humanist Association to brief congress on need for humanist chaplainsSecular Humanists of Everett homeless care kits

Vote Goddamnit!

INTRO

*Changing the format a bit

0:03:57 THIS DAY IN HISTORY – July 10

* 1925 – Scopes Monkey Trial* 1962 – US Patent 3 point seatbelt* 1985 – French Agents Sink Greenpeace Boat

0:15:04 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Off switch discovered for human consciousnessPsychotropic drugs affect men and women differentlyWoman has nasal growth on back from stem cell treatmentMcCarthy and Shepherd fired from The View

0:24:57 POLITICS AND RELIGION

Update – Rev Schaefer reinstated by Methodist ChurchUpdate – Meriam Ibrahim released

The Good in Recent US Jurisprudence:

Anti-vaxers lose in court9th Circuit rules that gays and lesbians require special protections

The Bad:

Florida judge faces suspension for promoting ministry from the benchGreece comes home to roost

The Ugly:

Hobby LobbyHobby Lobby HypocracyWheaton CollegeSenate Dems Challenge ItGovernment Contractor hiring

0:49:38 INTERVIEW – David Silverman, President of American Atheists

1:50:54 FEEDBACK

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Recorded for release on 2014-07-10

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