The 2012 presidential election is quickly approaching, but the women’s vote is still unpredictable. President Obama and Mitt Romney have been battling for the allegiance of American women and phrases like the “war on women” have made headlines around the country. Radio America’s Vanessa Oblinger talked with Young America’s Foundation Vice President Kate Obenshain, Regnery Publishing President Marji Ross, Executive Director of the National Council of Negro Women Dr. Avis Jones Deweever and Chair Woman of the National Council of Women’s Organizations and President of the Women’s Institute of Research and Education about the different aspects and components of the alleged war on women. Obamacare, religious freedom, global women’s rights, family dynamics, equality in the workplace and the equal rights amendment are all different aspects of the war the women covered along with debating who the best presidential candidate is in this year’s race.
Vanessa Oblinger of Radio America examines the relationship between popular television and the increasing acceptance of homosexuality. Dan Gainor of the Media Research Center and Chris Geidner of Metro Weekly provide insight on the impact of television on today’s society.
Ron Paul has stopped actively campaigning and Governor Romney has secured enough GOP delegates to win the Republican nomination. Radio America’s Vanessa Oblinger discusses the challenges and opportunities Romney faces to win over Paul supporters. Brian Doherty, the senior editor at Reason Magazine and author of “Ron Paul’s Revolution” explains why Romney may have a very difficult time winning over those voters. Gus Portela of the College Republican National Committee tells us why he thinks libertarians will naturally gravitate to the GOP nominee.