Univision Refuses to Air Ad Telling Latinos Not to Vote
The airwaves are rife with ads telling us who and what to vote or not vote for. What you don't see is ads telling you not to vote at all. A conservative group tried to air an ad telling Latino voters not to vote in Nevada on Univision, but the Miami-based network refuses to show it.
Here's the ad the group, Latinos for Reform, tried to air:
Here, for reference, is an English version which the group did not plan to air on television:
The ad claims that Democrats failed to deliver on their promise to pass immigration reform. Though, Democrats did include the DREAM act in the 2010 National Defense Authorization Act. That bill was ultimately filibustered by every single Republican senator.
"Univision will not be running any spots from Latinos for Reform related to voting," read a Univsion statement. "Univision prides itself on promoting civic engagement and our extensive national campaigns encourage Hispanics to vote."
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