Paterson, New Jersey
|Occupation||Radio talk show host|
He is best known for buying nearly $16,000 worth of O. J. Simpson memorabilia at an auction benefiting the families of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman in 1999, four years after the trial. He then led a group that set fire to the items on the steps of a Los Angeles courthouse in protest at the verdict in the O. J. Simpson murder case.
Enyart is also known for his views on homosexuality and abortion. He pickets the homes of doctors performing abortions resulting in one Colorado town banning such protests in residential areas. Enyart also angered families of AIDS victims when he read the men's obituaries on his television show calling the deceased "sodomite[s]". Enyart has also led residential protests against executives of a company which provided construction services for Planned Parenthood offices leading to similar neighbor complaints. Enyart has criticised presidential candidates who do not share his view on abortion. He is a proponent of corporal punishment of children saying that their "hearts are lifted" by spanking. He was convicted of misdemeanor child abuse in 1994 after beating his girlfriend's child with a belt so hard that the beating broke the skin.
A series of late night phone calls by Enyart to the general manager of the Kenosha, Wisconsin, station that carried his program but publicly disagreed with Enyart's views prompted Senator Russ Feingold to call for a Federal Communications Commission investigation to see if any laws had been broken by the talk show host.
Enyart promotes the idea that homosexuals should be put to death.
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