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  1. Please restrict the use of profanity and bad language in TV commercials.

    As parents we work very hard to monitor what TV shows our kids are watching. However, it seems many TV commercials are starting to contain more and more bad language.

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  2. Stop using Gods name in Vain on TV

    I'm so shocked by what is coming out now on programs my daughter is watching. No, respect-talk anyway you want to your parents.

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  3. Go back to having Morals and standards!

    All of the teenage show are so sexually over the top. secret life of the american teenager, isnt appropriate for any teenager.Why are we so lacking in morals and standards. yes I monintor to boardering smothering my child she doesnt watch any of these shows, but even going to school is a horrible nightmare they all think *** is a game along with MTV and their horrible shows Skins, teen Mom. the music videos of half ***** people since when did this become exceptable for TV. It doesnt matter what I do its everywhere, cant watch the news without a…

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  4. Be a parent and stop relying on the government to be the parents for us.

    I mean, seriously, are parents these days so lazy that they can't monitor what their kids watch on TV? Get off of facebook and put the phone down...BE PARENTS. Stop relying on the government to do your job. Sure, we need some regulation, but in reality, it's our homes and we'll watch what we want

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  5. Do not relax the current profanity and nudity rules.

    I heard that the FCC is considering relaxing rules on nudity and profanity. Tis is so disappointing. There's nothing more uncomfortable than watching tv with your parents or children and suddenly a naked person appears on screen or harsh profanity flies out of someone's mouth. If these rules are relaxed, I have a feeling that family tv night will become a thing of the past. What purpose would it serve other than to corrupt our kids at an even earlier age? Isn't media already blamed for enough tragedies? It doesn't make sense to make the situation worse.

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  6. stop putting it on tv!!!!

    10 years ago none of this stuff was on tv. on a few kid shows they show 13 year olds kissing! on other shows there is swearing, violence, and other disgusting things. skechers shows a girl dancing in her underwear and a small shirt, for a shoe commercial! how inappropriate! yes we can prevent them from some bad shows but we can't stop commercials. some shows say they are for kids but they look like they are actually for adults. stop the media madness. i will fight this till it stops!!!!!

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  7. Please Take Carl's Jr/Kate Upton's ***** Commercial Off The Air!! It's Disgusting!!

    This is absolutely the most disgusting commercial Carl's Jr has came up with so far. The women looks like she's actually getting sexually aroused from eating a hamburger for God sake! Not to mention she even looks as if she's fingering herself. The FCC need's to ban this filthy commercial right off the air. Their are innocent children that are being subjected to that appalling, demoralizing ****.

    For anyone interested, there is a petition I found that you can sign...Please share with your friends and family.

    http://www.change.org/petitions/carl-karcher-enterprises-inc-i-want-their-latest-commercial-to-stop-airing-on-*********-television

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  8. Prevent compainies from selling products using sexually explicit adult oriented commercials during the hours when young children are watchin

    Stop allowing companies from using *** to sell products during prime tiem and hours when young children are watching i.e. dinner hours. I was appaulled when a commercial came on for Hardee's (which looked like a ******* commercial) and my 3-year old grandson got an eyeful before I could get him distracted. Using *** to sell food.

    Also in the last severa months I've also seen ads for personal appliances (vibrators) and birth control adds using simulated *** acts to get sales. DISGRACEFUL!

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  9. Do not relax the current rules governing profanity & nudity on prime time television!

    We urge our elected officials to not relax the current rules governing adult content on prime time television. It is already to lax. We should be a country that sets an example of decent morals.

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  10. Take a stand! Stop subscribing to TV until they clean up their act. Like me.

    I quit subscribing to TV as I don't believe in most of what is being shown on the idiot box anyway. I shouldn't have to block all the perversion in my own home. Plus you can't anyway as the commercials are even disgusting so you could be watching a decent show but then a commercial will come on that is appalling and immoral. When TV becomes suitable to watch again we will start watching it otherwise I will spend my money on other forms of entertainment. If a lot of us this did this that would wake some people up.…

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  11. Media is destroying our youth

    i have a question for whomever can actually make a difference and change something. i am a 19 year old brother, i have 2 awesome sisters that i love very much. my younger sister (13) came to me the other day crying, i asked her what was wrong, she told me she just had *** for the first time the past weekend and didnt like it, she told me she did it b/c everyone else is b/c its the only way to be popular "dont you listen to katy perry" thats what i was asked. so my question for whomever…

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  12. I trust my children to exercise discretion

    If I couldn't trust them not to watch inappropriate TV, then I wouldn't let them view it in the first place!

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  13. PLEASE Pull the Sprint commercial featuring a ZOMBIE and the Kellog's comm. w/VAMPIRES!!!!!!

    Commercials such as the Sprint commercial featuring a zombie and the Kellog's commercial with the vampires needs to be pulled!!!! My 4 year old and my father have a Sunday night ritual where they watch America's Funniest Videos together. This program airs at 7:30 P.M.!!!! During this time, the Sprint commercial came on, not once but 2 TIMES!!!! My son now has nightmares due to both the aforementioned commercials!!! Thanks Sprint and Kellog's!!! We are extremely diligent about censoring what our child watches. Do we now need to restrict Family Programming as well? These companies actions are disgraceful and irresponsible!!!!!…

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  15. Make channel selection ala carte and everyone's problems are solved.

    You can never please everyone. And it seems that most of the people complaining here have issues concerning their religious beliefs. Some of us don't mind the ***, violence, and language.
    So how can we make this work?
    Instead of being forced to purchase bundles "50 channels, 100, etc) make it ala carte. Each channel costs a certain amount based on its popularity and subscribers purchase only the channels they want.
    For instance if you have young kids you can choose nickelodian and disney but pass on mtv.
    You could have a small monthly bill if you only want certain…

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  16. stop R rated movies from being advertised on television

    Stop R rated movie trailers from being shown on family television and any time before 11:00pm

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  17. All y'all Paula Dean crazy*** WASPY control freak housewives are insane.

    For God's sake try and refrain from controlling every aspect of your childrens' lives like the helicopter moms you are. It really sucks as a child growing up in your household and we end up being scarred for life because we have mothers who cannot come to terms with a middle finger, f-bomb being dropped, or cleavage shown. This is reality, please return to it, and accept the fact the world is not some cookie cutter teletubbie fantasy land, thank GOD (used in VAIN!!!)

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  18. Allow the ability to block certain programs from any/all stations

    I like the choice of blocking certain ratings that are appropriate but where's the choice to block certain programs like Family Guy and South Park. The show up like cartoons on various channels and I don't want to block the channel(s) as it blocks ALL programs and that's not necessary. Just certain ones. Also, I feel commercials like Victoria Secret should only be shown after 9:00 pm or later as they're intended for who.. Adults and way too revealing for young impressionable boys.

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  19. Stop pharmaceuticals companies from advertising their drugs on television. That is a doctor's job.

    I feel as though advertising these drugs on television is very similar to advertising cigarettes. With half of any commercial listing side effect after side effect and informing the public that "theres more than can be done for your depression" we are nurturing a society that praises pills instead of actual healing treatments. Pills can be very dangerous as these commercials inform, but why let a thirty second sound byte be information to anyone's health and well being. Beyond those points my children don't need to know about ED or "loss of intimacy" and frankly I dont want to hear…

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  20. Turn off the TV.

    Create Rules. It's easy. The household is NOT a democracy. It doesn't matter that there is trash on TV. It doesn't matter that the media markets "bad" foods to kids. Guess what!? YOU are the parent, YOU hold the money, correct!? Why blame other people for the way you are raising your kids? Seriously, people. It's not like my 9-year old daughter is going out buying Snickers for herself, or ice-cream bars, or even Lucky Charms. If she were fat, it'd be MY fault as THE PARENT, not Lucky the Leprachaun's fault.

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