Atheist Nomads

Light the Night Streamathon September 24 1:00 PM - 1:00 AM MDT

On this week's episode we're joined by Gary Mitchell, president of Idaho Atheists. We talk about his background, Idaho Atheists, Idaho, and then geek out at the end.

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Light the Night Streamathon September 24 1:00 PM - 1:00 AM MDT

DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE - Religion and Misogyny

THIS DAY IN HISTORY - September 15
* 1831 – The locomotive John Bull operates for the first time in New Jersey on the Camden and Amboy Railroad
* 1835 – HMS Beagle, with Charles Darwin aboard, reaches the Galápagos Islands. The ship lands at Chatham or San Cristobal, the easternmost of the archipelago.
* 1935 - The Nuremberg Laws deprive German Jews of citizenship
* 1981 - The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approves Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
* 1981 – The John Bull becomes the oldest operable steam locomotive in the world when the Smithsonian Institution operates it under its own power outside Washington, D.C.

POLITICS AND RELIGION

* SSA employee would rather lose his job than watch diversity video | Via Raw Story
* Dr. Bob Sears is facing discipline from the medical board for recommending to not get vaccinated
* Parents wants charges against church for baptizing her autistic son | Via WWJTD
* Woman uses Indiana’s RFRA as defense for child abuse
* Clinton says we need a president who’s a praying person
* Trump supporter doesn’t want most women to vote

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
* Human respiratory tissue test shows similar effect of vapor to ambient air
* 10 percent of Earth’s wilderness lost since 1990s
* Four new giraffe species revealed
* Sixth sense claimed to be found (not Bruce Willis)

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In this week's episode of the Atheist Nomads we are joined again by Sam Mulvey from Ask an Atheist. We discuss the latest changes and upcoming plans for his show, the atheist community, and political shenanigans.

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Streamathon - September 24

DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE - Religion and Reproduction

THIS DAY IN HISTORY -
* 1920 - Liz Carpenter was born
* 1938 - Lilly Tomlin was born
* 1958 - Iceland expands its fishing zone, putting it into conflict with the United Kingdom, beginning the Cod Wars

POLITICS AND RELIGION
* Pastor who thinks Pulse victims got what they deserved arrested for molestation | Via Raw Story
* Federal judge rejects injunction against California’s new vaccine law | Via Addicting Info
* Pediatricians are beginning to reject patients who reject vaccines
* Catholic Doctor turned away patient with a dislodged IUD
* Georgia parents going to prison for the death of their daughter | Via Friendly Atheist
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Christy Perry is being investigated
*
Top French court suspended burkini ban

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
* CPAPs may not help with cardiac and cerebrovascular issues
* Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation completed
* Welcome to the Anthropocene
Tasmanian devils are recovering

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* The Watcher via email
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* Sylia via Facebook

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We are joined by Robert M Laurence to talk about his recent departure from religion as he was studying to be an apologist, how this went over with his family, how the atheist community helped him out, and more.

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We're back home now and here's an update on how the past two days have gone. 

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Another update on Dustin's search for information about his late father. It was a day of dead ends, no pun intended, but there was a little progress. 

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My father who I have not seen in 22 years died last month and I found out on Friday. I'm in LA now, where he died and want to share the experience. 

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DUSTIN' OFF THE DEGREE - The Weirdos: Mormons, Adventists, and JWs

THIS DAY IN HISTORY - August 18
* 1920 - The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, guaranteeing women's suffrage
* 1963 - American civil rights movement: James Meredith becomes the first black person to graduate from the University of Mississippi

US News
* Kennedy sues Bremerton School District
* Beck claims Barton has a Doctorate in Education
* Trump says that Obama founded ISIS
* Idaho Legislative committee investigating faith healing exemption | Statesman | Spokesman

World News
* Priest who was been working for Mother Teresa’s canonization explains her miracles | Via Friendly Atheist
* Rabbis are raising money to keep kids with their religious parents | Via WWJTD
* Swedish Church to drop Bibles over ISIS controlled areas

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
* The Stubby Squid

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We are joined by Moe Spencer a marijuana lawyer in Everett, Washington and former Adventist of Afro-Caribbean decent. We talk about his background, experience as a black Adventist in Texas, and of course drug laws.

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