Anthony Marr on pro-hunting radio talkshow Dec 19, Fri, 10:30 a.m. Alabama time
Dear friends in AR:
Yesterday, I received a phone message from radio talkshow host Don Kirk
inviting me to go on his Friday morning show. His organization is called
Interstate Sportsman, which caters primarily to hunters and anglers.
I asked my friend and volunteer Dominique Landis to call him to ask him
if it is going to be a Marr-bashing session. He convinced Dominique that it
would not be. I then called him myself to sound him out, and he did sound
civil and even chummy. I said to him that such a show would not change
anyone's mind, except perhaps those who currently have no opinion, and my
general policy is to decline all bashing invitations. I mentioned to him my
experience in debating against 100 hunters at a time to illustrate that I'm
not afraid of bashing, just see no point in spending half an hour of my time
being bashed. He said he has checked out my website and found that I was
"not just an anti-hunter", but one who addresses other issues of his own
concern, such as global warming and my Bengal tiger work, and he wanted to
hear about my views on whaling, commercial and aboriginal.
I dropped one last bit that I had quit abusive interviews before within 3
minutes. "You sound exactly like what I have expected after looking at your
website," he said. "And the way I am right now is the way I'll be tomorrow.
I will not be abusive, and I will caution my partner in regards to this."
"Is he abusive?" "He has been know to be." "Uh huh." All in all sounding
very much of a gentleman - unless of course you're a deer or a bear.
So, it's a deal. December 19, Friday, 10:30 a.m. Alabama time (EST), 7:30
a.m. California time (PST), live. Go to
and listen live, or, if you missed it, go to
and click on "Click here to listen to past program."
Anthony Marr, founder and president
Heal Our Planet Earth (HOPE)
216-386-7362 / 604-222-1169
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