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Diverted Benefits: The Real Story About Ohio’s School Voucher Expansion

We update a school busing dispute with implications regarding church and state separation. We also look into the expansion of school vouchers in Ohio, revealing that the program primarily benefits higher-income families already in private schools rather than helping low-income students in struggling public schools.

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Do We Really Need Humanist Churches?

In this episode, Douglas discusses one of his pet peeves of organized Humanism. Some think that only way to increase our numbers is to be a church or church like and avoid any labels. Find out why Douglas thinks that’s hogwash.

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The Humanist Take on DEI and Embryo Personhood

In this episode we take a deep dive on diversity, equity, and inclusion better known by bigoted people as DEI then we look at how In vitro fertilization is causing some ironic responses from the anti-abortion crowd.

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Religious Privilege Above The Law – Dad’s Place Church Bryan Ohio

Pastor Chris Avell was criminally charged for housing the homeless in his church. Where do we draw the legal line especially when the lives of those struggling is in the balance?

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Standing Up for Trans Kids and Secular Freedom in Ohio

Rev. Gary Click the Fremont Baptist preacher who pretends to be an Ohio represenative spikes the football, smiles, and laughs as the Ohio House overrides a Governor veto on Click’s gender affirming care and trans women in sports ban. Then we look at the recent release of the State of the Secular States report from American Atheists

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Voices Unheard: Examining Global Challenges to Freedom of Thought

The 2023 Freedom of Thought Report is featured as well as talking about the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

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Being Secular During Religious Holidays and the Real Origins of the Religious Right

What if the Christmas tree had more to do with paganism than Christianity? What if your favorite holiday celebrations were more inclusive, less religious, and yet equally festive? And find out the real origin of the religious right

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Defending Church-State Separation: A Conversation with Andrew Seidel

Join us for a captivating conversation with the esteemed Andrew Seidel, vice president of strategic communications for Americans United.

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Dawne Knoch Anthony’s Escape from Abuse and Religion Is Paved in Song

Our guest is Dawne Knoch Anthony, a courageous survivor of domestic abuse and religious trauma, who has redefined her life with resilience and strength. Dawne openly shares her experiences from her conservative religious upbringing to her transformation into an author and advocate.

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Breaking Down Societal Norms: Henry Rollins and Release Time Religious Education

Pock rock legend has something to say about families and we look at 1st amendment violations in release time religious education in Ohio public schools