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fl_dem Donating Member (444 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 01:52 PM
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Tebow and the anti-choice Super Bowl ad
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Edited on Tue Jan-26-10 02:26 PM by fl_dem
IMO, the Super bowl is NOT the place for an anti-choice ad. No captive audience should be hijakced and exposed to a religous and or moral rant. I would rather some actor try to sell me crap flavored kool-aid then sit and listen to 30 seconds of Tebows mom go on about HER Choice while the corporation paying millions for the ad is trying to take my choice away. __________________________________________________________________________________________

All the national networks, including CBS, have policies that rule out the broadcast of certain types of contentious advocacy ads. In 2004, CBS cited such a policy in rejecting an ad by the liberal-leaning United Church of Christ highlighting the UCC's welcoming stance toward gays and others who might feel shunned by more conservative churches.

CBS was criticized for rejecting that ad - and perhaps might have worried about comparable criticism from conservatives if it had rejected an ad featuring such a charismatic and well-known figure as Tebow.
You can send formatted or custom emails to CBS and its other sponsors on your disapproval of the placement of Tebows Focus on the Family anti-choice ad via the link.

Tebow says, "I know some people won't agree with it, but I think they can at least respect that I stand up for what I believe,"
Well, I don't agree though I do respect what he believes and I will stand up for what I believe as well, you can too:

The below link offers form emails you can send or customize your own to the CBS/execs, NFL and Super bowl sponsors.

The formatted letter includes:

"By offering one of the most coveted advertising spots of the year to an anti-equality, anti-choice, homophobic organization, CBS is aligning itself with a political stance that will damage its reputation, alienate viewers, and discourage consumers from supporting its shows and advertisers".
edited to update link
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