Petition statement to be delivered to Wendy Goldberg, Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer at iHeartMedia

Tell iHeartMedia: Anyone who says, "What's wrong with slavery?" does not belong on public airwaves!

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Tell iHeartMedia: Anyone who says, "What's wrong with slavery?" does not belong on public airwaves!

To be delivered to Wendy Goldberg, Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer at iHeartMedia

Petition Statement

Anyone who says, "What's wrong with slavery?" does not belong on public airwaves. It's absolutely unacceptable that iHeartMedia would employ someone with such views.

We demand that you remove Jan Mickelson immediately!
There are currently 502 signatures. NEW goal - We need 750 signatures!

Petition Background

Conservative Iowa radio host Jan Mickelson has never been shy about voicing his extreme, right-wing opinions, but this week he revealed just how dangerous he is by promoting slavery for undocumented immigrants. That's right, on the August 17th edition of his show, Mickelson unveiled his plan to capture, imprison in tent cities, and compel into forced labor anyone who can't prove they are legally in the country.

When challenged that his plan sounded a lot like slavery, Mickelson replied, "Well, what's wrong with slavery?" and called his plan "moral," "legal," and "politically doable."

Mickelson is hugely influential figure in his state's presidential nominating process. Republican candidates flock to his show to try to earn his blessing and appeal to his audience; this year, he has already hosted Rand Paul, Scott Walker, Carly Fiorina, Ben Carson and Rick Santorum.

These horrific views have no place in modern politics, and no responsible business should give Jan Mickelson a platform to spread his hate.

Mickelson's show airs on WHO Newsradio, owned by national media conglomerate iHeartMedia. Sign our petition to iHeartMedia Executive Vice President Wendy Goldberg demanding she take Mickelson off the air.

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