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Monday, January 25, 2010

CBS and That Tebow Super Bowl Ad

CBS seems willing to air an anti-abortion ad during the upcoming Super Bowl, paid for by contributions from Focus on the Family and featuring quarterback Tim Tebow and his mother, even though the network has never allowed political ads during the high profile sports event before. In the past it has turned down commercials from such diverse advertisers as PETA and the United Church of Christ. Read more here in a Guardian story and here at SportsJacksonville.com. Here's discussion from the New Republic on the effect the ad might have on Mr. Tebow's pro career.

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