Some Find PA Liquor Control Board Ad Offensive

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — “She didn’t want to do it, but she couldn’t say no.”

This is the text that is displayed on one of the new ads in a campaign from the PA Liquor Control Board against Teen and Young Adult drinking.

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks with Clarion University of Pennsylvania Senior and Women’s Issues Advocate Brittany Bender.

Bender explained why the ad offended her and how the ad can easily be misconstrued in the viewers’ eyes. She explains that she feels it is, “placing blame on the victim.”

You can listen to the interview here! Also you can listen to Mike Pintek weekdays Noon to 3pm.

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  • bob

    You got someone named Bender to comment on an alcohol story, that’s just too funny. And I agree, how can you blame a drunk for drinking, it would be like blaming the obese for eating to much.

  • Sal Governale

    I learned my lesson years ago saying the same thing. Now I’m waiting for the LCB to put a video out saying “Hi…, this is the Liquor Control Board…”

  • Wayner Palke

    Evening Note’s from Z WAYNER! On this heir topic! We all would love to control what Z young folk’s do right! Harken back to the 60’s & 70’s when we wuz adolescents! We was smokin weed, havin home plate with Z pretty babe’s of Z burg > of her descision & wantin to know me!! Riding in my 1970 Chevelle with black primer finish, cause Wayner could not afford to paint Z sweet ride workin minimum wage, cause there were no real job’s in Z burg, in the late 1970’s. BECAUSE all the men & ladie’s were losing thar job’s in them thar STEEL mill’s along Z river’s of Z BURG!
    Lastly enough of my former life! YINZ let the young folk relax a good bit, in the live’s we supposedly model ADULT’s bestowed upon them! Any wonder they kill one another, and no regard fer human life? Is this what we were leaving them after we are 6 feet under and forgotten! Go Kiss WAYNER’s Arse 4 what you worrywart’s left ua ALL into Z 21st Century!! 1 last piece of WAYNER’s wisdom, read the MAYAN calender, it end’s after 12-12-2012 & only GOD know’s when Z real end is near. Take it fer what entertain’s YEE! YA might be more uneducated then thee think’s thee IS!?!?!
    LUV YINZ! Go Steeler! & Pgh. Pen’s!
    Very Quite Sincerely Wayner D. Palke

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