Feb. 3 (Bloomberg) -- The Federal Communications Commission ruled it was reasonable for a television station to refuse to sell air time during the Feb. 5 Super Bowl to an anti-abortion activist who says he is a Democratic candidate for president.
Randall Terry, whose website touts ads that show aborted babies, wouldn’t have guaranteed access to Super Bowl air time “even if Terry were a legally qualified candidate,” the FCC said in an order today as it ruled on behalf of WMAQ, a Chicago station owned by Comcast Corp.’s NBC Universal.
The Democratic National Committee in a letter said Terry wasn’t a candidate, according to the FCC’s order.
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