Allred don't preach!
Gloria Allred's knee-jerk response that Madonna has the responsibility of making another record that gives the pro-choice point of view is a ludicrous attempt to curb free speech ("Everyone Has a Sermon on 'Papa Don't Preach'," (Popeye, by Patrick Goldstein, Aug. 31).
Allred, although differing ideologically, methodically falls into the same camp as the reactionaries at Parents Music Resource Center, Accuracy in Media and the Moral Majority.
These censors assume that all politically motivated artists, even the ambiguous Brian Elliot of "Papa Don't Preach," must also be the spokesmen for their particular biases. This means that: