By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRLC Director of Education & Research If you turned on one of the cable TV news shows today, you may have seen it. It has been running for several weeks now. Spoiler alert: Never in your wildest imagination did you anticipate seeing this. The commercial begins with pensive music playing …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood’s “heavily edited” attempt at Family-friendly Ad Campaign, Part One"
By Dave Andrusko I’ve been scrounging around, checking to see what ads will be running this Sunday in Superbowl 51 [aka LI]. I hope I missed one that compares with last’s year’s wonderful “Ultrasound.” On the off-chance you didn’t see or hear about the 2016 ad, here’s a reminder and the backdrop. PepsiCo, the parent …Continue reading "Affirmative Superbowl ads? Apparently not this time"
By Dave Andrusko Ok, I grant you there is no necessary linkage. But… (1) Facebook’s cofounder has pledged to give $20 million “to political groups that support Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton,” according to the Washington Post. (2) That, as of May, “Facebook employees as individuals have donated more than $114,000 to Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton …Continue reading "Facebook reverses course after first offering absurd reason to reject CPC ad"
DID YOU SEE OUR ADS IN THE ADVOCATE THIS WEEK? Editor’s note. This comes from Louisiana Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. A few weeks ago pro-abortion groups, including Catholics for Choice, UltraViolet and Planned Parenthood, signed on to an ad that ran in The Advocate [a newspaper] and The Shreveport Times urging Louisiana citizens …Continue reading "Louisiana Right to Life Responds to ad by Pro-Abortion Groups"