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Countering the Current Racist, Anti-Muslim NY Subway Ads

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Countering the Current Racist, Anti-Muslim NY Subway Ads

by Ed Ciaccio

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Recently, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) of New York City has been court-ordered to display posters on the walls of ten subway stations on First Amendment grounds. These posters were created and paid for by the American Freedom Defense Initiative/Pamela Geller, and read as follows:

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These posters have already provoked outrage and protests, including defacement by Egyptian-American journalist Mona Eltahawy, who was arrested for spray painting over it (see Journalist Mona Eltahawy Arrested For Defacing Anti-Islam Subway Ads )

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Ed Ciaccio is a retired teacher who is active in the justice and peace community on Long Island, NY, and a writer whose work is featured at Dandelion Salad and has also been posted on Buzzflash and Information Clearing House as well as OpEdNews.

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