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Despite objectionable content, local TV stations required by law to run political ads

KARE-TV reached out to experts to find out that they by law are required to run political ads that may be objectionable to viewers, including a new spot by Gary Boisclair, a Tea Party supporter running in the 5th District DFL primary against incumbent Democrat Keith Ellison. Boisclair purchased air time on several local stations to claim Ellison is a Muslim extremist, and show images of dead babies purported to be aborted fetuses.
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KARE-TV reached out to experts to find out that they by law are required to run political ads that may be objectionable to viewers, including a new spot by Gary Boisclair, a Tea Party supporter running in the 5th District DFL primary against incumbent Democrat Keith Ellison. Boisclair purchased air time on several local stations to claim Ellison is a Muslim extremist, and show images of dead babies purported to be aborted fetuses.

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