In response to a letter-writing campaign promoted by an anti-abortion organization, Democratic congressional candidate James Woods is mailing back condoms -- campaign condoms.
The form-letters sent to Woods, who's running for the Congressional District 5 seat currently occupied by Republican Congressman Matt Salmon, asked him to sign a pledge to fully support the "sanctity of life" in a candidate survey from the National Pro-Life Alliance.
"Woods did return the survey, but stood in opposition to the entire platform of the Alliance," Woods' spokeswoman Seráh Blain tells New Times.
The people who mailed this letter to Woods will also be getting some protection in the mail from the Woods campaign headquarters. Woods' campaign also included a letter explaining why he's not going to support the platform of the National Pro-Life Alliance.
Blain tells us Woods and the campaign staff wanted to respond to these form-letters from the pro-lifers respectfully, but also wanted to do something to get the point across. (This ought to do it.)
There's been no run to the center for Woods, who's challenging the incumbent congressman in the Republican-heavy East Valley district. Neither Woods nor Salmon have opponents in next week's primary election.
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