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Would CBS air a pro-choice Super Bowl ad?

In deciding to air a Focus on the Family ad during the Super Bowl, CBS executives have effectively outed themselves as anti-choice and anti-woman.

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Medicine is No Place for Monday Morning Quarterbacks

As an ob/gyn, I would never tell a football coach how to lead a team to the Super Bowl. So I’m mystified and frustrated that CBS is letting someone who knows nothing about my job tell Super Bowl viewers how to handle a complicated pregnancy.

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(VIDEO) UPDATE: CBS Formally Rejects Gay Dating Site Airtime For Its Superbowl Ad

Funny that even though CBS changed their policy towards advocacy ads they rejected an ad for a gay dating website saying it “is not within the Network’s Broadcast Standards for Super Bowl Sunday.”

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UPDATED: Was Pam Tebow’s Life Ever Threatened in Pregnancy?

When pregnant with son Tim, Pam Tebow was in the Philippines and became ill with amoebic dysentery. Early reports indicated that she was faced with a choice of continuing the pregnancy at the risk to her life. That appears not to be true.

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CBS = Cancel Broadcast Sexism: Women’s Media Center Launches Video Campaign

The Women’s Media Center (WMC) today launched a video campaign entitled “C-B-S = Cancel Broadcast Sexism.”

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UPDATED ACTION LINKS: Coalition of Women’s Groups Calls for Action on CBS Advertisement

A coalition of women’s groups is calling on CBS to immediately pull an anti-choice advertisement sponsored by Focus on the Family now set to air during Super Bowl XLIV. 

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CBS Allows Anti-Choice SuperBowl Ad Despite “No Advocacy in Advertising” Policy

CBS yesterday approved the script for a Focus on the Family anti-choice ad to be aired during the superbowl, despite the network’s own written policy against advocacy ads.

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Accidentally Dodging the Question?

I did find Accidentally on Purpose on CBS, the story of Billie, (Jenna Elfman) a movie critic who has a fling with the young, handsome, unstable Zach (Jon Foster). She quickly becomes pregnant.

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VIDEO: CBS on SD Abortion Ban as Polls in CA, CO and SD Trend Toward Preserving Women’s Rights

Polls show trends toward respecting individual rights of teens and women, but measures in California and South Dakota are statistically tied and will depend on who turns out. Colorado’s “Egg as person” initiative is headed for overwhelming defeat.

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Debate Analysis: Objective Indicators Suggest Education, Prevention, Pro-Choice Values Win

Will social conservative family values save the McCain campaign, or be repudiated in the final battle of the Culture War? If objective dial tests, focus groups and polls are any indication, it seems progressive values will define the Culture Peace.

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