February 10, 2010

Tebow Family-Focused Ad – reactions

Posted in better disciples at 11:45 PM by alexlozada

MCC teammate emailed this Washington Post article “Super Bowl ad isn’t intolerant; its critics are” about the Tim & Pam Tebow commercials sponsored by Focus on the Family. The Get Religion website offers a broader look at “Super Bowl morality tales” [UPDATE Get Religion also added this analysis of the ad’s effectiveness]This blog post addresses the underlying abortion rights advocacy issue.

For MCC small groups wondering about the local impact of this issue, Baltimore City Council’s recently passed an ordinance targeting pregnancy crisis centers. The measure is similar to a 2008 MD state legislature bill that proposed similar restrictions statewide.  At that time, I wrote a letter to the Maryland General Assembly endorsing the positive role of community pregnancy crisis centers. DISCLOSURE I’m a not-very-active-but-sympathetic supporter of our communities local pregnancy crisis center Alpha’s Glory


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