Pro-Life Commercials Censured by Advertising Standards Council

“Misleading, demeaning and denigrating to women” is what the Advertising Standards Council (ASC) is calling a pro-life commercial that aired on television networks across Ontario from June 18th to September 9th, 2012. Since 2000, Cambridge Right to Life has partnered with Alliance For Life Ontario’s  (AFLO) Reaching Minds through Media Campaign to run pro-life commercials that reach out to women experiencing a crisis pregnancy and that challenge the acceptance of abortion. This year’s campaign focused on the 3.5 million people missing in Canada since 1969, when abortion was legally permitted. Two commercials ran 500 times each and were viewed by as many as 14 million people. In the midst of the campaign, AFLO was notified that [...]