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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:55 PM
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American Family Association's "The Offensive Project"
They actually call their own project "The Offensive Project" ??? :rofl:

Taking Action at the Local Supermarket
THE PROBLEM
It is a common occurrence. While parents pay for their groceries at checkout counters, their kids scan the displays for candy and little toys. How often do their eyes light on sexually explicit magazine covers sometimes featuring scantily clad women and often containing salacious headlines? Too often.

Thats why American Family Association has launched a national campaign to make grocery and retail store checkouts more child friendly.

THE OFFENSIVE PRODUCT
The publications most often mentioned by offended shoppers are Cosmopolitan, Glamour and Redbook. With a combined monthly circulation of nearly eight million,these magazines heavily depend upon supermarket and retail store checkout aisles for maximum exposure and sales.

On the February, 2000, cover of Cosmopolitan, grocery shoppers were urged to try the Angel and Eight Other Sizzling Positions. So Hot, Youll Burn A Hole Through The Bed. Aprils cover of Glamour teased children with, What Men Think About Your Orgasm Face. Shoppers, on the other hand, are urging the stores to clean up their act.

Stories whose sex-laden titles appear on the front cover are a teasing prelude to the pornographic nature of the stories inside. Cosmopolitan graphically details sexual foreplay in order to make him plead for mercy and beg for more.

http://www.afa.net/glossy/glossy1.asp#product

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msongs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:57 PM
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1. give yer kids bibles: genocide, rape, torture, murder, incest, sadomasochism etc nt
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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:59 PM
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3. Glamour magazine, you know who got caught "with" a Glamour magazine??
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anonymous171 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:59 PM
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2. 3 womens magazines. lol I think they have hidden agenda.
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NashVegas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:02 PM
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4. Hah
I was at a Publix and noticed 3/4 of the magazines on the racks were covered, but not the small trade mags. Soap Digest had SEX in huge ass font right across the front.

Ya can't win 'em all.
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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:07 PM
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5. These people clearly don't know how this works
Wrap something up or put it behind the counter ;-) and people (kids especially) are gonna HAVE to see it

:eyes: The AFA really needs to get out more
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silverojo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 10:03 PM
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6. As if kids at a candy stand give a RAT'S ASS about the magazines!
All they're concerned about is getting a sugar fix.
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CatholicEdHead Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 10:08 PM
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7. I am unable to find words for this nonsense
They seem to be getting more asinine and irrelevant each day. Children are going to learn about the world whether adults want them to or not. Hiding them away from the world in all ways is not it.

Of course the AFA needs to focus on this irrelevant crap as they never mention anything remotely related to Social Justice.
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