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Verizon Rejects Text Messages From Pro-Abortion Group

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Saying it had the right to block "controversial or unsavory" text messages, Verizon Wireless has rejected a request from NARAL Pro-Choice America, the abortion rights group, to make Verizon's mobile network available for a text-message program.

The other leading wireless carriers have accepted the program.

Legal authorities said private companies like Verizon probably have the right to decide which messages to carry.

Read the whole story at New York Times News Service