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Friday, September 28, 2012

Media outlets say NYC transit to restrict free speech

In spite of a court order that allows the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) to place ads in subways and buses in New York City, the NYC transit authority has now passed new rules that some media outlets say will allow it to restrict free speech by banning ads that "could incite or provoke violence."

The AFDI had placed a series of ads in support of Israel and condemning Muslim extremism known as "the jihad." But it had to get a court order to do so. The court ruled that under current policies the transit authority did not have a legal right to prevent AFDI from placing the ads.

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