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How a Humanist Navigates the Religion-Infused World of Electoral Politics

April 30, 2023 U.S. Congressman Jared Huffman Season 2023 Episode 430
How a Humanist Navigates the Religion-Infused World of Electoral Politics
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Anchorage Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Forum Podcasts
How a Humanist Navigates the Religion-Infused World of Electoral Politics
Apr 30, 2023 Season 2023 Episode 430
U.S. Congressman Jared Huffman

Jared Huffman is a member of the United States Congress, representing California's 2nd Congressional District, which stretches from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Oregon border. First elected in 2012, he serves on the Natural Resources and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committees. Jared founded the Congressional Freethought Caucus to promote sound public policy based on reason, science, and moral values while protecting the secular character of government and championing the value of freedom of thought worldwide. Before serving in Congress, Jared represented the
North Bay for six years in the California Assembly. Before that, he worked as a Senior Attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) after a successful stint as a public interest attorney.  Jared graduated magna cum laude from U.C. Santa Barbara, where he was a three-time NCAA All-American volleyball player. He played for the USA Volleyball Team, ranked #1 in the world, before graduating cum laude from Boston College Law School. Jared lives in San Rafael with his wife, Susan, a teacher, and their two children, Abby and Nathan.

For more, see - https://huffman.house.gov/meet-Jared

Washington Post article = https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2017/11/09/this-lawmaker-is-skeptical-that-god-exists-now-hes-finally-decided-to-tell-people/


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Jared Huffman is a member of the United States Congress, representing California's 2nd Congressional District, which stretches from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Oregon border. First elected in 2012, he serves on the Natural Resources and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committees. Jared founded the Congressional Freethought Caucus to promote sound public policy based on reason, science, and moral values while protecting the secular character of government and championing the value of freedom of thought worldwide. Before serving in Congress, Jared represented the
North Bay for six years in the California Assembly. Before that, he worked as a Senior Attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) after a successful stint as a public interest attorney.  Jared graduated magna cum laude from U.C. Santa Barbara, where he was a three-time NCAA All-American volleyball player. He played for the USA Volleyball Team, ranked #1 in the world, before graduating cum laude from Boston College Law School. Jared lives in San Rafael with his wife, Susan, a teacher, and their two children, Abby and Nathan.

For more, see - https://huffman.house.gov/meet-Jared

Washington Post article = https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2017/11/09/this-lawmaker-is-skeptical-that-god-exists-now-hes-finally-decided-to-tell-people/