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M.T.A. Amends Rules After Pro-Israel Ads Draw Controversy

Source: NY Times. By MATT FLEGENHEIMER The Metropolitan Transportation Authority approved new guidelines for advertisements on Thursday, prohibiting those that it “reasonably foresees would imminently incite or provoke violence or other immediate breach of the peace.” The 8-to-0 vote by the authority’s board came three days after pro-Israel ads characterizing Islamist […]

Judge backs blogger over anti-Islam NYC bus ads

Source: WS journal Associated Press NEW YORK — An anti-Islam activist has won a preliminary round in her First Amendment fight to place New York City bus ads calling enemies of Israel “savages.” Federal Judge Paul Engelmayer in Manhattan says he agrees with blogger Pamela Geller. He says the Metropolitan […]