Carl's Jr. stops mobster ads after complaints

CARPINTERIA Calif. Carl's Jr. has discontinued an ad campaign for its Chicken Parmesan Sandwich after the mob-theme promotions drew protests from two Italian-American advocacy groups.

Late last week the California Italian-American Task Force and the National Italian-American Federation praised CKE's decision not to extend the media buy for ads, which were developed by agency Mendelsohn Zien. The commercials for the new

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