Radio Show Explores Controversial Subjects
September 2nd 2005
Paul Molloy & Eileen
oriented FreedomWorks radio show will begin a series looking at the
problem of battered men and other lesser known areas of domestic
violence starting September 4th.
Many experts feel
that abuse of husbands by their wives is far more common than
wife-beating, but is little recognized due to social prejudices.
Guests will include spokespersons from RADAR
(http://www.mediaradar.org ) a group that tracks domestic violence
Abuse by women
of children is also under-reported, critics say
proposed that abuses should be handled outside the criminal system
and prevented by more vigorous action by voluntary groups, and say
government programs actually contribute to the problem. Libertarians
in 1977 were the first group to note that much of the data was
woefully inaccurate and driven by political agendas and gender
assumptions. They point to public ridicule of and assaults on
scientists who have questioned government data, and definitions of
abuse so vague they make even complaining about a spouse's adultery
grounds for arrest. Libertarians have been key in promoting and
initiating help lines for battered men and women both in the USA.
The show tunes in
Tuesdays at 9 PM EST, and is called FreedomWorks! ...the Libertarian
Clearwater, in Pinellas County Florida on 3 stations--1340, 1350 and
1400 AM--it can be heard simulcast at the website
The show looks at
things from an individual rights, non-government perspective, and
attracts an international audience of not only Libertarians but
activists of all groups from around the world.
The show guests
activists, commentators and thinkers using voluntary means to
advance their agendas and making a difference. It also has a wide
array of unusual takes by national guests, from ABC's John Stossel
ruminating on his creative process to Patriot Act reservations by
former Republican Congressman Bob Barr.
and local activists from across the spectrum are frequent guests in
the call in show. Calls can be made nationwide in the USA at
1-866-TAN-1340 during the show.
included election reform, civil liberties in Florida, and growing
anger over the Supreme Court's eminent domain ruling.
authors who would like to be on the show or have a public service
announcement should contact it via its website.
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