Too ‘sensitive’ and too ‘shocking’ – major Dutch TV channel refuses advertisement showing 4 and 6 week* alive baby in the womb STER NPO1 2 and 3.
“The censoring by STER is the best evidence that Dutch pro-aborts feel threatened that medical scans of an alive baby in the womb would expose abortion for what it is”, says spokesperson Salome van der Wende.
AbortusInformatie.nl initially intended to show a 30 second educational advertisement on STER NPO 1, 2 and 3. STER responded saying: “Given the sensitive subject, this can be perceived as too shocking for viewers. Also, we do not want this from a legal and company perspective.”
Yesterday and today however, our 30 second ad is being aired 10 times on a different channel AT5 TV, as we further expand our educational outreach.
Update: due to the censorship, AbortusInformatie.nl AbortioInformation.eu contacted the government in the Netherlands, the minister responsible for Media. After contact between 3 parties: AbortusInformatie.nl <-> government <-> NPO STER the good news is that, to their credit, NPO STER did change their stance, and allowed the airing of our 30 second advertisement after all.->->
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