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