Appearance on March 18 A-News Podcast

ScreenHunter_274 Jun. 03 16.05I appeared on the March 18, 2014 episode of the A-News Podcast with Lee Moore, Brian Allen, and Sheila Blackadder to talk about the recent lease agreement the Scranton School District signed with the Diocese of Scranton.

The lease — as mentioned in the podcast — not only funnels taxpayer monies into the Diocese of Scranton, but also prohibits activity contrary to church teaching in the leased building – two very problematic developments.

We also spoke about American Atheists’ president David Silverman’s comments at CPAC, his attendance at CPAC, news concerning Fred Phelps, St. Patrick’s Day, drama in the ‘atheist movement,’ and other topics.

Enjoy this not safe for work podcast. Listen here.

Justin Vacula

Justin Vacula hosts the Stoic Philosophy Podcast; serves as co-organizer and spokesperson for the Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA) Freethought Society; and has hosted monthly Stoic Philosophy discussion groups for the Humanist Association of Greater Philadelphia. He has appeared on and hosted various radio shows and podcasts; participated in formal debates and discussions; was a guest speaker for college-level courses; was featured in local, national, and international news; and has been invited to speak at various national, local, and statewide events. Vacula received bachelor's degrees in Philosophy and Psychology, a minor in Professional Writing, and the distinguished W.A. Kilburn Memorial Award for Philosophy from King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He is currently living in the Scranton, PA area attending Marywood University's graduate-level Mental Health Counseling program and has worked with the Arc of Luzerne County's Transition to Community Employment program as a teacher's assistant and job coach alongside adult learners with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He also plays poker; volunteers as a member of the website and media team for the Greyhawk Reborn Dungeons & Dragons campaign while playing at events in the Eastern United States; and enjoys metal music.