The nation’s Catholic bishops have asked the major media networks to “reconsider” their decision to permit the airing of slick new Clinton adminstration sponsored commercials aimed at promoting the use of condoms. The spots, which began airing in early January, encourage promiscuity while ignoring the relative ineffectiveness of condoms in preventing the transmission of disease. Given the recent Center for Disease Control report which revealed that 39% of condoms tested would fail to stop transmission of the virus which causes AIDS, the FCC should pull the ads for failure to meet the government’s own “truth in advertising” criteria.

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