Pamela Geller gives background: “As you know, our pro-Israel ad that was rejected by the NYC MTA is still being litigated in Manhattan court.
We will win that case. Here is the new ad that I have submitted to run
in the same stations and the same type kiosks as the anti-Israel ads are
now running in. The number has jumped to 19,230 since I submitted the ad. I really need a digital ad that can change daily.”
New York City train commuters may soon see new anti-Islam advertisements on the city”s Metro North line.
The American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) created an ad campaign to raise awareness about Jihadist activities against Israel and the United States, highlighting the number of Islamist attacks since Sept. 11, 2001, and a growing number of deaths that have resulted.
“19,207 deadly Islamic attacks since 9/11/01 and counting,” the ad reads. “It’s not Islamophohia, it’s Islamorealism.”
The $15,000 campaign is a response to pro-Palestine ads. It will cover 75 station kiosks throughout the Metro North route for a four-week period.
“We wanted to bring some reality “” because truth is a recognition of reality “” we wanted to bring some truth to Metro North,” said AFDI executive director Pamela Geller.
“People need to understand the implications of the Islamization of America,” she added.
Geller’s group is already in litigation with the New York City Metro Transit Authority after the rail system rejected a different series of ads on the grounds that they violated its advertising standards “” a move Geller is framing in terms of the First Amendment….