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Judge Declares DC Metro Must Accept anti-Jihad ads

By    |   Thursday, 11 October 2012 08:52 PM EDT

The American Freedom Defense Initiative has placed anti-Jihad posters in a third city’s subway system with the help of judges who forced the agencies responsible for the rail lines to accept the ads.

Riders of the Metro in Washington, D.C., like their counterparts in New York and San Francisco, were greeted this week by posters calling Muslim Jihadists “savages” and those who oppose them “civilized,” with a plea to support the former, according to a report from Politico.

The ads have sparked responses from defacement by riders to a Democratic member of Congress, Mike Honda of California, who is urging a boycott of the Metro for the entire four-week run of the ads.

Sojourners, the faith-based social justice organization, already has purchased ad space near the AFDI posters encouraging Metro riders to “love your fellow Muslim.” Riders also have written on signs, and one was covered with post-it notes delivering a competing message of tolerance.

“The right to free speech is a right I will defend to my grave,” Honda said in a statement. “The right to not support hate speech is also a right, which is why I encourage people to boycott, if possible, WMATA until the ad buy is finished. We do not have to support hate speech.”

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The American Freedom Defense Initiative has placed anti-Jihad posters in a third city's subway system with the help of judges who forced the agencies responsible for the rail lines to accept the ads.
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