Focus on the Family CEO says their ad contains "a bit of humor." Can you even imagine the backlash from a humerous pro-choice ad? The words unfeeling, cruel, soulless, and baby haters come to mind.
Apparently one SuperBowl ad wasn’t enough. Focus on the Family actually bought air time for two ads, with the second ad to air multiple times during the pregame show.
For those of you wondering why CBS reversed its longstanding anti-advocacy ad policy in the blink of a network eye, the answer may lie in declining ad revenues, deep staff cuts, and the search of an economic savior.
What do you know about Focus on the Family? Here are some facts.
Dana Goldstein’s newest Daily Beast Column exposes the curious and comfortable relationship between CBS and Focus on the Family during the creation of the now famous Super Bowl ad. But while they were busy crafting the perfect multi-million dollar message together, Focus on the Family was laying off 75 staff members and cutting 200 more jobs?
Sunsara Taylor exposes the Christian fascist lunacy behind Tim Tebow & Focus on the Family’s anti-abortion ad to air during the superbowl next week.
Let’s give Ms. Tebow a quiet round of applause for having the opportunity to make the choice that was right for her. But please don’t try to mislead us by suggesting we should remove that right of choice from others.
Just how does Focus on the Family have $2.5 million to pay for a Super Bowl ad? They are a media empire which exists almost solely to push propaganda and spread an anti-gay, anti-equality, anti-woman "gospel" using millions of dollars to proselytize their message – not to provide actual health care and social services as women’s health organizations do.
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.
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.”