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Old 01-13-2012, 01:30 PM
 
Location: Geneva, IL
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This is not the time, nor the place to show such things. Family values?

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One of the US's most prominent anti-abortion activists, Randall Terry, is attempting to exploit US election law to force television stations in dozens of cities to air graphic ads featuring aborted foetuses during next month's Super Bowl.

The ad he plans to run includes graphic pictures of a black man hanging from a tree, murdered victims of the Holocaust and of aborted babies. "The slaughter of babies by abortion. This is murder. President Obama perpetuates this massacre," it says.
Activist exploits election law to have pro-life ads shown during Super Bowl | World news | guardian.co.uk

Randall Terry Bringing Aborted Fetus Ads To Super Bowl
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Old 01-13-2012, 01:34 PM
 
Location: Texas
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I have mixed feelings about this. I think it's highly inappropriate, but at the same time I'm a strong supporter of freedom of speech. I'm just not sure what restrictions should be placed on that right.
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Old 01-13-2012, 01:36 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth Texas
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If they ar e willing to spend the money for an ad seems to be free enterpise
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Old 01-13-2012, 01:38 PM
 
Location: The D-M-V area
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He's running for president. I watched the advert.

It doesn't need to run during the superbowl. He's running on a pro life platform apparently.
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Old 01-13-2012, 01:41 PM
 
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I have not seen the ad so I cannot judge. However, the wonderful thing about TV is that no one puts a gun to your temple and forces you to watch it. No one forces children to watch television without parental supervision either.

Last I knew murder was not a family value. So why is bringing attention to a murder problem inappropriate in regard to the OP's claim about "family values"? Why are Progressives against free speech that disagrees with their viewpoints?
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Old 01-13-2012, 01:43 PM
 
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He's running for president. I watched the advert.

It doesn't need to run during the superbowl. He's running on a pro life platform apparently.
And Obama runs on a pro-abortion/pro-war platform if actions count for anything. Yet, he'll no doubt get his "free" airtime promo immediately preceding the game as he has every year since taking office. Double standard?

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Old 01-13-2012, 01:46 PM
 
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President Obama perpetuates this massacre

So this is a attack on the President who has nothing to do with Abortion laws. Why doesn't he attack the US Supreme Court judges that made Roe V Wade the law of the land?
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Old 01-13-2012, 01:46 PM
 
Location: The D-M-V area
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And Obama runs on a pro-abortion/pro wart platform if actions count for anything. Yet, he'll no doubt get his "free" airtime promo immediately preceding the game as he has every year since taking office. Double standard?
Obama is running a pro choice or wart advert during the superbowl?

None of that garbage belongs on during the superbowl.

Just stupid car commercials, beer commercials, soda commercials, snack commercials.
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Old 01-13-2012, 02:00 PM
 
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I have not seen the ad so I cannot judge. However, the wonderful thing about TV is that no one puts a gun to your temple and forces you to watch it. No one forces children to watch television without parental supervision either.

Last I knew murder was not a family value. So why is bringing attention to a murder problem inappropriate in regard to the OP's claim about "family values"? Why are Progressives against free speech that disagrees with their viewpoints?
As I recall, Randall Terry advocates killing people who work in clinics that perform abortions (bombings, murders, etc.). Don't believe Obama suggests we kill murdering "pro-lifers", or even limit their freedom of speech.

As to your first paragraph, I have two words for you: "wardrobe malfunction".
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Old 01-13-2012, 02:02 PM
 
Location: By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea
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And Obama runs on a pro-abortion/pro-war platform if actions count for anything. Yet, he'll no doubt get his "free" airtime promo immediately preceding the game as he has every year since taking office. Double standard?
Ever try learning the meaning of the very simple word C-H-O-I-C-E ? What is so difficult about that simple concept?
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