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Court rules King County Metro can bar controversial ad

Posted on March 20, 2015

SEATTLE — The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled in a 2-1 decision that King County Metro Transit was in its legal right to prohibit a bus advertisement criticizing Israeli policies toward Palestinians, King5 reported.

The agency first accepted the ad in 2010, which reads "Israeli War Crimes Your Tax Dollars at Work,” but then revoked it, setting off a legal battle in 2011 that led to 30 months of deliberation. For the full story, click here.

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