Straight White American Jesus

A podcast on religion and politics hosted by Daniel Miller and Bradley Onishi, ex-ministers who are now scholars of religion.

Weekly Roundup: Dying on the Altar of Handheld Killing Machines

Brad and Dan are back after a week off. They begin by discussing SCOTUS and the very real possibility of Roe v. Wade being overturned. Dan distills the arguments of the Trump appointed judges. Brad points to the religious history and context that made this moment possible.

They then turn their attention to Oxford, Michigan and the school shooting from a few days ago. Brad argues that the reason we have not seen meaningful gun control in this country is that guns–handheld killing machines–represent White patriarchal supremacy.

They finish with a discussion of Uncle Ron DeSantis’ COVID antics in Florida and his idea to build a Florida militia controlled by, you guessed it, the governor.

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