An important message for you from Amy Goodman

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Wednesday, May 7, 1997

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  • Amy is joined by Juan Gonzalas as well as Tim O’Brien to discuss "Megan’s Law", and the case of Megan Kanka.

    Amy is joined by Juan Gonzales as well as Tim O’Brien to discuss "Megan’s Law". The law takes its name from the case of Megan Kanka who was allegedly raped and murdered by Jesse Timmendequas. Megan’s Law requires some sex offenders to notify members of their communities that they have a history of sex abuse. However, most sex offense is committed by family members and never goes to court.

  • Health care worker injuries.

    A higher number of injuries occur in the health care sector than in any other and the numbers are rising. Many health care workers do not have health insurance themselves and many would not recommend a family member us the facility where they work. Some of the most common injuries are results of syringe accidents that transmit viruses as well as moving heavy equipment. Amy and Juan are joined by Bill Borwegan and Bill Charney who consider this an epidemic.

  • A low level Bosnian Serb police reservist has been found guilty by the Hague for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

    Amy is joined by David Rohde to discuss the war in the former Yugoslavia as well as the trials of war criminals. Rohde discusses the massacre in Serbenica and the issue of responsibility for these murders. Rohde believes a lasting peace is possible but believes that Serbs must be informed about the crimes of their leadership.