YWCA Sponsoring Conference on Ending Racism; Conservatives Reversing Themselves on Support of Constitution?
Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. Iâm Rob Lorei. Coming up weâll talk with Lenice Emanuel of the YWCA Tampa Bay about the upcoming Stand Against Racism event this Friday night at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg.
And later weâll look at how conservatives are changing their tune on the Constitution.
This Friday night at Eckerd College the YWCA Tampa Bay will hold itâs Fifth Annual Stand Against Racism event. Itâs part of the YWCAâs national effort to raise awareness that racism still exists.. Weâre joined now by Lenice Emanuel, the CEO of the YWCA Tampa Bay.
Earlier this week we heard a caller to Radioactivity say that the suspect in the Boston Marathon Bombing should be taken out of the hospital and hung without a trial. That attitude of ignoring due process, the Constitution, and our American judicial system is not so alien. You can hear it conveyed in conservative media this week. Last night Jon Stewart on the Daily Show skewered the push for vigilante justice on his show by pointing out that until recently many conservatives said they supported the Constitution. Hereâs an excerpt:
And just a few days ago Kentucky Senator Rand Paul held a brief filibuster in the US Senate where he said the right to trial by jury is precious and that âno American should be killed by a drone.. without first being charged with a crimeâ.
This week on FOX with host Neil Cavuto Rand Paul reversed himself on the Constitutional right to a trial.
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