Laci Peterson Becomes Presidential Campaign Issue

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President Bush is using Laci Peterson's name in a campaign commercial that premieres today. The San Francisco Chronicle says the ad criticizes Democratic opponent John Kerry for missing Senate votes while on the campaign trail, yet returning to oppose a measure that made it two separate crimes to harm a pregnant woman and her fetus. The 30-second spot says Kerry has missed over two thirds of the Senate's votes while campaigning for president, yet he "found time to vote against the Laci Peterson law that protects pregnant women from violence. Kerry has his priorities. Are they . . .

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