New Happy Rant: Gorillas vs. Humans, Piper the Satanist, and Protesting Target

In this episode of the Happy Rant Podcast Ted Kluck, Ronnie Martin, and Barnabas Piper take on three of the HOTTEST topics of recent days, topics so hot only experts can handle them. Well, experts and anyone with a Twitter handle.

  • So a gorilla was shot and the internet went . . . ape over it. Why is this a thing?
  • A “youth leader in the home church movement” called John Piper and Russell Moore satanists for their views on minority adoption and tagged Barnabas in the post. His thoughts?
  • Should we be protesting and picketing Target for their decision on who can or can’t use which bathrooms?

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