Author: Tom Walker

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This Wednesday our first guest will be Amy Weintraub from Progress Florida on the new requirement in Florida for parental consent for abortion. Florida law requires a parent to give permission if a young person under 18 years old is trying to get an abortion. Most young people talk to their parents when they need an […]

This Wednesday on The Peace & Justice Report, Bob Connor and I will first host Chris Johnson, CEO of the Suncoast Partnership to End Homelessness. The mission of Suncoast Partnership is to “prevent and end homelessness throughout Manatee and Sarasota counties.” The Suncoast Partnership is the lead agency for the Continuum of Care (CoC). Our […]

This week our first guest will be Susan Friedman, lead lawyer for the Innocence Project who obtained the release of Robert DuBoise from prison. Robert was innocent and wrongly convicted. He served nearly 37 years in prison for a Tampa murder he didn’t commit. We’ll talk to Susan about the work of the Innocence Project. […]

Our first guest on the Peace & Justice Report this week was Hannah Karnei, who is on a one-year intensive fellowship at the Patterson Foundation. Hannah is helping with their Census 2020 Education Project. We discused the U.S Census and talk about why it’s important to participate. If you missed our show just go to […]

Our first guest Wednesday, August 18, will be Cassandra Manz, our WSLR News Coordinator. She’ll review the results of Tuesday’s primary. Then we’ll talk to Dan Callaghan of the Florida Veterans for Common Sense, and his special guest will be Mel Goodman.                           […]

This Wednesday, August 12 at 9am, our first guest will be Adam Tebrugge, a defense attorney practicing in Bradenton. We’ll talk about criminal justice reform, the death penalty, how COVID-19 has affected the courts, and about the upcoming elections for State Attorney, Sheriff and Judge. Adam has practiced before the criminal bar throughout Florida’s 12thJudicial […]

This Wednesday, August 12 at 9AM, we’ll talk about voting and the United States Postal Service. In Sarasota County voters may return their vote-by-mail ballots by mail or in person to any of the three elections offices in Sarasota, North Port, or Venice during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, and until […]

This Wednesday we’ll interview Peniel Joseph, and author of The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Peniel E. Joseph is the Barbara Jordan Chair in Political Values and Ethics at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and professor of history and the Founding Director of […]

Our first guest this Wednesday, July 29, at 9am will be John Boniface of Free Speech for People. Free Speech For People is a catalyzing leader in the country challenging big money in politics, confronting corruption at the highest levels of our government, fighting for free and fair elections, and advancing a new jurisprudence grounded […]

This Wednesday, July 22 at 9am, we’ll have as our first guest Linda Harradine, Esq., CEO of Legal Aid of Manasota and Larry Eger, Esq., Board Chair, respectively. They’ll tell us how you can get free legal help on civil (not criminal) matters. She’ll also tell us about the new rental and mortgage assistance funds […]

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