In a 20-minute farewell address published Tuesday afternoon, outgoing President Donald Trump expressed his pride in having served as the 45th commander-in-chief and urged Americans to come together in prayer for President-elect Joe Biden and for the continued success of the country. “This week,” he said during the address, “we inaugurate a new administration and […]
WASHINGTON, Jan 30, 2009 (UPI via COMTEX) — A Chicago-based Catholic organization says NBC-TV won’t air an anti-abortion video during Sunday’s Super Bowl that portrays President Obama as an unborn child.
The spot has had more than 700,000 hits on YouTube since CatholicVote.org, a subsidiary of Fidelis, ran it on its Web site, The Washington Times reported Friday.
Brian Burch, president of Fidelis, said NBC originally responded to the group’s desire to run the spot with a proposal for a package costing $1.5 million to $1.8 million.
Called “Imagine Spot 1,” the ad opens with an ultrasound of a child in utero set to violin music.
After detailing the child’s future as bleak, the voiceover announces the child will grow up to be the first African-American president of the United States as a photo of Obama flashes on the screen.
United Press International – January 30, 2009
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