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US District Judge allows ‘Islamic Jew-Hatred’ ads on NYC buses

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New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority must allow the display of an ad showing Muslims killing Jews, a federal judge ruled.

Screenshot from Palwatch YouTube: Killing Jews is worship that draws us close to Allah – Hamas music video

US District Judge John Koeltl in Manhattan on Tuesday ruled that the ad, which includes the statement “Killing Jews is Worship that draws us close to Allah,” as protected speech under the First Amendment and said it must be run on public transportation. Continue Reading »

Federal judge orders Philadelphia’s transit system to accept anti-Islam ads with Hitler

Philadelphia’s transit system ordered to display ads with photograph of former Palestinian Mufti with Adolf Hitler, saying, ‘Jew Hatred: It’s in the Quran.’

Associated Press


Philadelphia’s transit system has been ordered to accept provocative ads that include a 1941 photograph of Adolf Hitler with a former Arab leader after a federal judge ruled in favor of a pro-Israel group’s free-speech lawsuit.

The proposed bus ads carry a tagline saying: “Jew Hatred: It’s in the Quran.”

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority believes the ads violate “minimal civility standards” and will consider an appeal. The Philadelphia Inquirer first reported on Wednesday’s ruling by US District Judge Mitchell Goldberg. Continue Reading »

NYC mayor condemns anti-Islamic advertisements on city’s transit

Mayor Bill de Blasio claims ads, which are purported to ‘tell the truth about Islam,’ are ‘outrageous & inflammatory.’


New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Friday that an anti-Islamic ad campaign on the city’s buses was “outrageous, inflammatory and wrong.”

3 bus ads

The 3 transit adds – Screenshot from Pamela Geller’s blog, Atlas Shrugs

The ads, which will appear on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances next week, have “no place in New York City, or anywhere,” he said in a statement to the Daily News.

The ads are paid for by the American Freedom Defense Initiative run by blogger Pamela Geller.

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