February 15th, 2012
Arizona bill takes aim at airbrushed women in ads
By Alia Beard Rau
Women have wrinkles, pores and curves. And there’s a movement across the world to make sure advertisers can no longer pretend otherwise.
Now, that movement has come to Arizona.
House Bill 2793, proposed by Rep. Katie Hobbs, D-Phoenix, would require advertisers who alter or enhance a photo to put a disclaimer on that ad alerting customers that “Postproduction techniques were made to alter the appearance in this advertisement. When using this product, similar results may not be achieved.”
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