SCOTUS rulings on church and state in schools, Staying positive about climate change

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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources firefighters and equipment are helping counterparts in Minnesota respond to the Greenwood Fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Photo courtesy of Kirby Dernovsek/Wisconsin DNR

The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of public money being able to be spent on private schools and to allow a high school football coach to pray on the field with his team. We talk about what precedent the decisions set. We also talk about how to keep a positive attitude and make a difference amid continued bad news about climate change.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Howard Schweber Guest
  • Renée Lertzman Guest