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Judge orders N.Y. MTA to run 'The Muslims are Coming' ads

Posted on October 9, 2015

NEW YORK — A federal court compelled the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to allow ads for a film by an Islamic comedy group — saying that such slogans as “Muslims have great frittata recipes” are not the kind of radical political messages the agency is allowed to ban, The New York Post reported.

The ads promote a documentary that follows a group of Islamic comedians traveling America doing performances that they hope will spread goodwill.

The MTA tried to ban the ads under a new rule that ended all political-issue ads on transit property, which was put in place after an anti-Muslim activist tried to run a series of controversial ads slamming radical Islam. For the full story, click here.

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