MOTHERS KNOW BEST?

Jesse Helms, you're grounded! That's the goal of the North Carolina PAC Mothers Against Jesse in Congress (MAJIC). The group of mostly sixtysomething mothers and grandmothers, which includes conservatives offended by Helms' stand against AIDS research and their gay children, produced a harsh TV ad to chastise him for "distortions, half-truths and intolerance." Not words Helms wants to hear. MAJIC believes he has ensured that most North Carolinians won't hear them either. Of eight stations approached by MAJIC, only three agreed to run the ad. Others begged off on "content" or said they didn't have time. "We know that Helms has...

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