The National Organization for Women is firing back at former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who blasted the group earlier this week for calling on CBS to pull a Super Bowl ad featuring Tim Tebow.
The ad shows Tebow and his mother Pam discussing her decision not to end a difficult pregnancy in 1987. Pam carried the baby to term against her doctors’ recommendations, and her child grew up to be the Heisman-trophy winning University of Florida quarterback, who many consider the best college football player in a generation.
Numerous groups that support abortion rights that have called on CBS to pull the ad, paid for by the conservative group Focus on the Family. Its opponents, including NOW, have argued that the ad breaks with the network’s longstanding tradition of not airing controversial spots during sports events. More