Episode 13

Published on:

25th Oct 2023

Why is this Episode So Dang Blang Heavy?

Introduction (00:28)

On the Campaign Trail (05:48)

The News

No Labels Party Send Letter to Democratic Party Leaders Nationwide (11:42)

  • Letter emailed out and posted on nolabels.org
  • No Labels Took More Than $100,000 From Clarence Thomas Buddy Harlan Crow (The New Republic)
  • Maine election officials say No Labels may be misleading voters in its third-party push (NBC News)
  • No Labels duped me. I won’t let them dupe America (The Hill)

Legalized Religious Discrimination (17:42)

  • Your Right to Religious Freedom (ACLU)
  • Most American Christians Believe They’re Victims of Discrimination (The Atlantic)
  • Justices side with high school football coach who prayed on the field with students (SCOTUS blog)
  • US Supreme Court backs Colorado baker's gay wedding cake snub (BBC)
  • The Supreme Court rules for a designer who doesn’t want to make wedding websites for gay couples (AP)
  • Appellate judges revive Jewish couple’s lawsuit alleging adoption bias under Tennessee law (AP)
  • Federal judge upholds faith-based foster care (World)
  • South Carolina diocese takes 'bold stand' on Miracle Hill's faith-based foster care program (Greenville Online)

Child Marriage in the US (and South Carolina) (31:18)

  • Designated Survivor TV show (IMDB)
  • What is a "Designated survivor" (Wikipedia)
  • GOP’s Idea of Youth: Little League? Proms? Try Working in a Slaughterhouse and Marrying at 10. (The New Republic)
  • As advocates push for child marriage bans, some states resist (Washington Post)
  • United States' Child Marriage Problem (Unchained At Last)
  • Wyoming Limiting Child Marriage Sparks Republican Outrage (Newsweek)
  • Sen. Mike Moon reiterates support for 12-year-old's right to marry in Missouri (Springfield News-Leader)
  • Teens Having Sex Should Get Married, Not Use Birth Control: [South Carolina] Republican (Newsweek)
  • South Carolina Marriage Age Requirements Laws (FindLaw)

A Review of 25 Years of Female Homicide Victimization in the United States (45:38)

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