The New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority accepted the pro-jihad ad at the top, but rejected our AFDI ad, pictured below it. Pamela Geller has the details here. We are suing on free speech grounds. David Yerushalmi, Robert Muise, Pamela Geller and I will be in court in New York next Tuesday, April 3, to argue our case.
The issues will include what is the meaning of jihad, along with typical First Amendment issues applicable here: how do they decide what is versus what is not “demeaning” — as they termed our ad? Where do they draw the line? What objective policy do they follow?
It should be interesting. Our team will be drilling only one witness, Jeffrey Rosen of MTA, who purportedly makes these decisions.
Pamela Geller has more details here.