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So Tim Tebow's mom was in a country where abortions are illegal....
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So what doctor in the Phillipines would have suggested she have an abortion?

Tim Tebow Super Bowl Ad May Be Based On Falsehood

A commercial featuring Tim Tebow and his mother Pam that is likely to air during Super Bowl XLIV may be rife with inaccuracies, according to power lawyer Gloria Allred.

The ad, which is expected to promote an anti-choice message, will be based on the theme "Celebrate Family, Celebrate Life." The Christian conservative group Focus on the Family has paid for the spot. James Dobson, the group's founder, has a history of inflammatory statements and once said that gay marriage will "destroy the earth."

Despite resistance from women's groups, the ad is expected to air during the Super Bowl. It is believed that the commercial will focus on Pam Tebow's 1987 pregnancy, during which time she fell ill in the Philippines. According to reports, doctors recommended that she abort the pregnancy, but she chose to go through with the birth of her son Tim.


Because abortion under any circumstance has been illegal in the Philippines since 1930 and is punishable by a six-year prison term, Allred says she finds it hard to believe that doctors would have recommended the procedure.


So who recommended an abortion to a woman in a country where abortions are illegal. I would suspect it wasn't any doctor certfied to practice medicine in the Philipines? Just so you know, Tim Tebow and mom - Lying is considered a SIN in the bible. Not only did it make the top 10 by being included in the Ten Commandments, but even JESUS solidified the importants of the 10 Commandments (oddly enough Jesus never talked about any of those other bizarre laws that were in Leviticus - I defy ANYONE to find Jesus himself condemn homosexuality).

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  -So Tim Tebow's mom was in a country where abortions are illegal.... LynneSin  Feb-04-10 09:12 AM   #0 
  - I wonder if they would run a superbowl ad of a mom and her child ...  Jim__   Feb-04-10 09:17 AM   #1 
  - Has anyone actually seen the ad yet?  slackmaster   Feb-04-10 09:17 AM   #2 
  - Because it's being funded by a hate group  LynneSin   Feb-04-10 09:23 AM   #7 
  - So the ad is expected to contain an anti-LGBT message?  slackmaster   Feb-04-10 09:26 AM   #10 
     - So it's ok if the KKK wants to run an ad about the importantace of using seatbelts?  LynneSin   Feb-04-10 09:29 AM   #13 
     - KKK is a bona fide, universally recognized hate group that has been successfully prosecuted and sued  slackmaster   Feb-04-10 09:32 AM   #18 
        - Sorry, a group that wants to actively take away the rights of a group of citizens  LynneSin   Feb-04-10 09:38 AM   #24 
           - Don't Bother. For Some People, Hate Is A-OK, As Long As It's Not Focused On THEM.  Toasterlad   Feb-05-10 09:53 AM   #50 
              - Apparently it's only alarming if it's YOUR rights that are decided by majority rule.  beam me up scottie   Feb-05-10 12:36 PM   #60 
     - No, they're saving that one for next year. n/t  beam me up scottie   Feb-04-10 09:31 AM   #16 
     - No, it's an anti-woman message.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-04-10 04:27 PM   #38 
        - It hasn't been shown yet  slackmaster   Feb-04-10 07:31 PM   #41 
           - You think it'll be cartoon bears selling toilet paper?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-04-10 08:25 PM   #46 
              - I'm willing to bet money that the message will not suggest that abortion should be illegal  slackmaster   Feb-05-10 08:34 AM   #47 
                 - What We Know For Sure Without Having Seen It Is That It Will Show  Toasterlad   Feb-05-10 09:55 AM   #51 
                    - It sounds to me like the doctor's advice in her case was wrong  slackmaster   Feb-05-10 10:02 AM   #52 
                       - The Topic Of the Spot Is FOCUS ON THE FAMILY'S Views, As They Are Paying For the Ad  Toasterlad   Feb-05-10 10:11 AM   #54 
  - Because Corporate Bull Shit is allowing this advocacy ad but has always refused ads  T Wolf   Feb-04-10 09:28 AM   #12 
  - Did CBS reject any liberal advocacy ads that were submitted for this Superbowl?  slackmaster   Feb-04-10 09:29 AM   #15 
     - That's right they did, then all of a sudden they accepted this one  joeybee12   Feb-04-10 09:32 AM   #17 
        - Maybe they're hurting for money  slackmaster   Feb-04-10 09:33 AM   #20 
           - Right, I'm sure they'll be happy to air the advert for as well.  beam me up scottie   Feb-04-10 09:36 AM   #21 
           - As I understand it, is a business selling dating services  slackmaster   Feb-04-10 09:42 AM   #25 
              - How about the PETA ad?  beam me up scottie   Feb-04-10 09:46 AM   #26 
                 - What PETA ad are you referring to?  slackmaster   Feb-04-10 09:53 AM   #29 
                 - I don't watch much tv either, lived w/o one for years.  beam me up scottie   Feb-04-10 09:57 AM   #30 
                    - I can see a network refusing to run that one during prime time because of its erotic content  slackmaster   Feb-04-10 11:41 AM   #33 
                 - Asked and answered  slackmaster   Feb-04-10 11:42 AM   #34 
           - Well, then, come up with 2.3 Million and you can...n/t  joeybee12   Feb-04-10 09:38 AM   #22 
  - it's an ad for Focus on the Family, so obviously it's an anti-choice ad, even if the ad itself  fishwax   Feb-04-10 04:40 PM   #39 
  - If the ad never suggests that abortion should be outlawed...  slackmaster   Feb-04-10 07:41 PM   #43 
     - I didn't say they shouldn't be allowed to do it  fishwax   Feb-04-10 08:10 PM   #45 
     - The examples of "progressive" messages that have been submitted for comparison are not valid  slackmaster   Feb-05-10 08:39 AM   #48 
        - they've also rejected an ad from the United Church of Christ about welcoming gay parishioners  fishwax   Feb-05-10 10:26 AM   #56 
     - Its a branding ad  conscious evolution   Feb-05-10 09:26 AM   #49 
  - It doesn't translate into an anti-choice message.  emilyg   Feb-05-10 06:32 PM   #77 
  - But it's okay to lie for Jeebus if you save babies.  beam me up scottie   Feb-04-10 09:18 AM   #3 
  - I suppose there were no illegal abortions here before Roe v. Wade. Right?  Freddie Stubbs   Feb-04-10 09:18 AM   #4 
  - Abortion was only illegal if you were poor.  beam me up scottie   Feb-04-10 09:19 AM   #5 
  - An American in the Phillipines would have been rich by Phillipino standards  Freddie Stubbs   Feb-04-10 09:24 AM   #9 
  - I think the legality issue was the same, but the availability was different. nt  Obamanaut   Feb-04-10 07:54 PM   #44 
  - My father and his brother were both doctors - my mom has told me all about it  slackmaster   Feb-04-10 09:24 AM   #8 
  - Dobson want's a return to the bad old days.....  mrbarber   Feb-04-10 03:41 PM   #35 
     - I see it as a freedom of speech issue  slackmaster   Feb-04-10 07:34 PM   #42 
  - It isn't PROOF of bad faith, but id does make the story highly suspicious. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Feb-04-10 09:29 AM   #14 
  - Hasn't that always been a major argument  Yupster   Feb-04-10 09:47 AM   #28 
  - It would have been called a D&C  marshall   Feb-04-10 09:22 AM   #6 
  - If she'd had an incomplete miscarriage  Missy Vixen   Feb-05-10 10:58 AM   #59 
     - Well, "psychic surgery" had its start (and probably its most exclusive arena) there.  farmout rightarm   Feb-05-10 02:11 PM   #65 
  - Falsehood, my ass, Religious Fundamendalist Lies in Superbowl Ad  NightWatcher   Feb-04-10 09:26 AM   #11 
  - Liar, liar, fundie pants on fire.......  marmar   Feb-04-10 09:33 AM   #19 
  - Actually, it's not that crazy to envision. Didn't Planned Parenthood...  newtothegame   Feb-04-10 09:38 AM   #23 
  - She lies!  arcadian   Feb-04-10 09:47 AM   #27 
  - I don't think so.  emilyg   Feb-05-10 06:38 PM   #79 
  - I was there in the early 1970's (Peace Corps). There were doctors who performed abortions (always  pampango   Feb-04-10 10:13 AM   #31 
  - This will confuse some folks with facts. In the eyes of many, illegal  Obamanaut   Feb-05-10 10:03 AM   #53 
  - Thank you. This will fall  emilyg   Feb-05-10 06:35 PM   #78 
  - k+r  Blue_Tires   Feb-04-10 10:33 AM   #32 
  - I love news articles that include "may" in the title. It gives off such confidence.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Feb-04-10 04:18 PM   #36 
  - They added an update...  Courtesy Flush   Feb-04-10 04:26 PM   #37 
  - Illegal =/= not available. This earlier DU thread has multiple  Obamanaut   Feb-04-10 05:03 PM   #40 
  - The OP Is Not Questioning the Availability  Toasterlad   Feb-05-10 10:16 AM   #55 
     - As attested to in this earlier thread, there were in fact abortions  Obamanaut   Feb-05-10 10:34 AM   #57 
     - Women Have Never Needed a Doctor To Tell Them There Are Ways To Get Rid of Unwanted Babies  Toasterlad   Feb-05-10 12:41 PM   #61 
        - No one is cheering anything here. This OP, and others as well,  Obamanaut   Feb-05-10 01:42 PM   #63 
           - That Is Not the Argument. The Argument Is That It's Unlikely a Doctor Would Have Recommended  Toasterlad   Feb-05-10 02:03 PM   #64 
              - Here  Obamanaut   Feb-05-10 02:37 PM   #68 
                 - So Where Is The Evidence That Tebow's Doctor Recommended the Abortion?  Toasterlad   Feb-05-10 02:54 PM   #70 
                    - Give it a rest. Regardless of what people may say, raccoon shit  Obamanaut   Feb-05-10 03:48 PM   #72 
                       - I Don't Do Ignore.  Toasterlad   Feb-05-10 06:18 PM   #76 
     - Doctor performed abortions were (and are) common in the Philippines  hack89   Feb-05-10 02:21 PM   #66 
        - Yes, I've Seen This.  Toasterlad   Feb-05-10 03:00 PM   #71 
           - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-05-10 04:29 PM   #73 
           - Actually, "illegal" does mean something different in the Philippines. If you've ever been pulled  pampango   Feb-05-10 04:50 PM   #74 
              - I Didn't Drag the Doctor Into It: Focus On the Family Did.  Toasterlad   Feb-05-10 06:16 PM   #75 
  - Pretty lame attempt. Is that the best they have?  tuckessee   Feb-05-10 10:43 AM   #58 
  - Then Let's Get the Doctor's Name, If It's No Big Deal For Him to Recommend An Illegal Procedure.  Toasterlad   Feb-05-10 12:43 PM   #62 
     - Sure - why not fuck up an innocent bystander's life to make a point? nt  hack89   Feb-06-10 11:55 AM   #81 
        - If He's Breaking the Law, He's Not Innocent  Toasterlad   Feb-06-10 02:05 PM   #82 
           - You really do have the entire world divided into good and evil, don't you?  hack89   Feb-06-10 03:01 PM   #83 
              - And Yet I Haven't Tried To Pass a Single Law Restricting Anyone's Rights  Toasterlad   Feb-06-10 03:25 PM   #84 
                 - Doesn't mean you are a good person  hack89   Feb-06-10 03:34 PM   #85 
                    - Well, Lucky For You Privileged Straight People, I'll Never Get the Chance.  Toasterlad   Feb-06-10 05:15 PM   #86 
                       - You always have the chance to be a decent person  hack89   Feb-06-10 08:55 PM   #87 
                          - You're Absolutely Right. What Reason Would a Gay Person Have to Be Angry With Christians?  Toasterlad   Feb-06-10 10:39 PM   #88 
                             - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-07-10 06:35 AM   #89 
                                - Yes, I'm Just As Bad As the Religious Right  Toasterlad   Feb-07-10 11:30 AM   #90 
                                   - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-07-10 12:59 PM   #91 
                                      - Yep. Just Like the Blacks Did With the KKK.  Toasterlad   Feb-07-10 09:37 PM   #92 
                                      - BTW, Sorry For Questioning You. I Should Know My Place.  Toasterlad   Feb-07-10 10:40 PM   #93 
  - Abortions were (and are) common in the Philippines  hack89   Feb-05-10 02:23 PM   #67 
  - Very nice catch!  EFerrari   Feb-05-10 02:39 PM   #69 
  - Can't find the doctor's name  JonLP24   Feb-05-10 06:42 PM   #80 

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