Dustin Williams

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Feb 20 2018

Episode 239 – American Atheists 2018 with David Silverman

On this week’s episode after the news we talk to David Silverman about the upcoming American Atheists National Convention, American Atheists’ advocacy work, and the upcoming Atheist Voter program. American Atheists https://www.atheists.org/ Convention https://www.atheists.org/convention2018/ David’s book, Fighting God http://amzn.to/2BE3dQb Women v. Religion: The Case Against Faith and for Freedom is now available for preorder. It …

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Feb 12 2018

Episode 238 – Shepherd’s Rod part 2

This week we’re joined by Mikey Pullman and talk about some local drama, revisit the Shepherd’s Rod, and talk about the latest news. We went long so patrons will get a few extra news stories and longer discussion of the stories totaling nearly 30 minutes. You can email Mikey at atheist@bumpmag.org and find him on …

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Feb 06 2018

Episode 237 – Following Christ with Child Sacrifice

DUSTIN’ OFF THE DEGREE – Followers of Christ NEWS Yet another bill to address child sacrifice (also known as faith healing) in Idaho has been submitted. https://www.idahopress.com/news/state/faith-based-healing-bill-drafted-awaiting-consideration/article_b1852247-73f5-578c-8762-82fcb67efda6.html Parents in UK are forcing autistic kids to drink bleach https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/brit-kids-forced-drink-bleach-11924623 Retired Boise Catholic priest arrested for sexual exploitation of a child http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/article198216134.html The first woman to publicly …

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Jan 29 2018

Episode 236 – Shepherd’s Rod

Patrons get two bonus stories this week! DUSTIN’ OFF THE DEGREE – Shepherd’s Rod NEWS The former RNC chair went off on Evangelical leaders that support Trump. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/michael-steele-evangelicals-trump_us_5a67f37be4b0e5630074aa39 A new Idaho Senate bill would make it easier to not vaccinate your children. http://www.spokesman.com/blogs/boise/2018/jan/23/idaho-senate-panel-votes-5-4-introduce-foremans-bill-making-immunization-waivers-easier/ There’s a Mississippi bill to require the Ten Commandments in every classroom …

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Jan 23 2018

Episode 235 – Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse

NEWS Government Shutdown https://www.politico.com/story/2018/01/21/government-shutdown-2018-trump-senate-354113 HHS is working on an overhaul of its civil rights office and policies to allow for more healthcare workers use moral objections to discriminate against their patients https://www.politico.com/story/2018/01/16/conscience-abortion-transgender-patients-health-care-289542 Trump gave a porn star $130,000 of hush money during the campaign to try to keep her quiet about their affair from a …

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Jan 16 2018

Episode 234 – Small Town Atheist with Kylie

Kylie is an atheist living in Ontario, OR, a city of about 10,000 people about 50 miles from Boise. We talk about her experience growing in a Pentecostal church in a small city, trying to be the perfect Christian wife, and then figuring out who she is after finally getting free of religion. This episode …

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Jan 09 2018

Episode 233 – We’re Parents and We’re Back!

Kylie Jane Williams-Studley was born on November 30, 2017 at 8 lbs 14 oz and was 20.5″ long. We enjoyed the break and hope you enjoyed the interviews. Now we get to start the process of finding out how to podcast as parents. NEWS Egypt is working on outlawing atheism and is already arresting atheists. …

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Jan 02 2018

Episode 232 – Emancipation of a Black Atheist with DK Evans

This week we are joined by Dr. DK Evans and we talk about his book, Emancipation of a Black Atheist, his experience leaving religion, the history of the black community and Christianity, and how he’s raising his two boys. Book http://amzn.to/2jGENuI This episode was recorded on November 26, 2017 for release on January 2, 2018 …

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Dec 26 2017

Episode 231 – Accelerated Christian Education with Alexis Record

This week Dustin is joined by Alexis Record and we talk about her experience with Accelerated Christian Education, raising two special needs children, and Sunday Assembly. Sunday Assembly San Diego This episode was recorded on November 17, 2017 for release on December 26, 2017 as Dustin and Lauren are on parental leave. Watch the Facebook …

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Dec 19 2017

Episode 230 – Latino Culture with Raquel Pearson

This week we are joined by Raquel Pearson. She is a senior at Boise State University and works with an organization that provides legal aid, sexual education, and many other services for the Latino community in the Treasure Valley. This episode was recorded on October 28, 2017 for release on December 19, 2017 as Dustin …

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