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Anti-Muslim Ads Hit NYC, SF

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Published on Aug 18, 2012

"Fresh off a legal victory in New York that allowed anti-Arab, anti-Muslim ads to go up on city buses, the nation's leading anti-Muslim activist, Pamela Geller, has brought the offensive message to San Francisco. The ads, which were rejected in New York by the Metropolitan Transit Authority before a judge ruled that the decision violated free speech rights, send a strident pro-Israel message. They read: "In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man." Then, between two Jewish Stars of David, the ad reads: "Support Israel. Defeat Jihad." The initial MTA decision in New York to reject the ads were because they "violated [the MTA's] prohibition on ads that demeaned individuals or groups on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin and five other specific categories," according to the New York Times...".* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down.

*Read more here from Alex Kane in Alternet.org: http://www.alternet.org/hot-news-view...

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