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Re: WEVD (was WFAN New York)

Rob Landry wrote:

> Can a commercial broadcaster like Salem legally discriminate against Jews
> or other non-Christians looking to buy time?  If so, that's yet another
> reason (in my humble opinion) to discourage this sort of thing on the
> public airwaves.

Let's put the shoe on the other foot: if "Jews for Jesus" tried to buy time 
on  WEVD, owned by the Jewish Daily Forward, it would offend the station's  
audience.  WEVD would have an understandable business-related reason to 
turn them down.  

And if the broadcaster has a religious as well as a commercial interest, 
this "discrimination" is a matter of the free exercise of religion. 

Maybe I still have a libertarian streak from my upbringing in New Hampshire 

Best wishes-- 
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Richard Aquinas Chonak, rac@gabriel.cambridge.ma.us