UPDATE, 10/9, 3p: I’m told the ad buy in NC, PA, and WI was large, which is good.
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According to NPR:
A brand-new nonprofit organization with a classic attack-group name is airing TV ads in battleground states knocking Obama on his abortion stance.
The Committee for Truth in Politics, which was incorporated just one week ago in NC, is running the ad in PA and WI [and NC]. Showing images of a cooing, yawning baby, the ad says, “Sen. Obama, why did you vote against protecting infants that survive late-term abortions, not once but four times?” It concludes, “Call Senator Obama. Tell him to stop trying to overturn these basic human rights.”
The ad echoes the recent message of Born Alive Truth, an IL 527 organization.
The incorporator and sole director of the Committee for Truth is NC attorney Bill Peaslee, formerly the chief of staff, legal counsel and political director for the NC Republican Party….

Great ad! I also read on Free Republic that the group filed suit for the freedom to run the ad despite the dastardly McCain-Feingold Act

Today, the Committee for Truth in Politics, Inc. filed suit to protect it from FEC investigation and enforcement action for running an ad, titled Basic Rights, which qualifies as an “electioneering communication” under federal election law, but cannot be regulated because it is protected by the “appeal-to-vote” test announce by Chief Justice Roberts in the 2007 decision of Federal Election Commission v. Wisconsin Right to Life….

Will try to find out more.

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