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Jul 12, 2014

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 chaplains
Secular 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 consciousness
Psychotropic drugs affect men and women differently
Woman has nasal growth on back from stem cell treatment
McCarthy and Shepherd fired from The View

0:24:57 POLITICS AND RELIGION

Update - Rev Schaefer reinstated by Methodist Church
Update - Meriam Ibrahim released

The Good in Recent US Jurisprudence:

Anti-vaxers lose in court
9th Circuit rules that gays and lesbians require special protections

The Bad:

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

The Ugly:

Hobby Lobby
Hobby Lobby Hypocracy
Wheaton College
Senate Dems Challenge It
Government Contractor hiring

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

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Recorded for release on 2014-07-10