This is ABSOLUTELY outrageous. Read it and weep.
Peter’s commented on this also.
And Jim in the US has picked up on this.
And here’s some more:
Lisa Graas, Ben, Prodicus, Tangled Web, Tim Worstall, Boiling Frog, Vic, Roger, The Bones, LMS, Part Time Pilgrim, Admiral Creedy, Neil Addison, Opinionated Catholic, John, Creative Minority Report, Richard, Nic, Ruari, David, Calvin, Max Farquar, Stand Firm, Nick, Harry’s Place, Lazarus, James, Chris, Mulier Fortis, Melon Farmers, Defend Marriage Scotland, Anglican Mainstream, David, Steve Kneale, Woman on a Raft, Fr Finigan, NSS, Mundabor, Maria Stops Abortion, Ecumenical Dialogue, BritNorAmFreedom, New Zealand Conservative, Quid Deinde, Ed West (Telegraph), Crooked as Corkscrews, defende nos in proelio, Huffington Post, Daily Mail
Let me know if I’ve missed any.
UPDATE: Cranmer blogs his response to the ASA
UPDATE II: The ASA responds
UPDATE III: Cranmer blogs on Advertising Standards Authority “semantics and lies”.
UPDATE IV: Cranmer fisks the ASA response.
UPDATE V: Cranmer notes the Chairman of the Advertising Standards Authority is also Vice President of The Campaign for Homosexual Equality
UPDATE VI: Cranmer on Further ASA response – an admission of error
And here is the offending advert: