To legally avoid running an anti-Muslim group’s proposed ads, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has now banned all political, religious and advocacy ads.
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Anti-Islam activist Pamela Geller, known for her strident bus ad campaigns, orchestrated the sure-to-offend exhibit of caricatures.
NEW YORK (Reuters) The ad portrays a menacing man wearing a scarf and includes a quotation: “Killing Jews is Worship that draws us close to Allah” attributed to “Hamas MTV.
(RNS) The campaign was designed to counter the anti-Islam ads that appeared months ago on D.C. city buses and still circulate on New York City buses.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Brace for more bus ads as advocates seek PR mileage praising or decrying Islam and the Quran.
(RNS) Religious leaders are rallying against controversial ads placed in 10 New York City subway stations that insinuate that Muslims are savages. By Jeanie Groh.