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NY MTA being sued for refusing ad

Posted on June 29, 2015

NEW YORK — Reuters reported the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is being sued by a studio objecting to the agency's decision to reject six subway advertisements promoting its film "The Muslims are Coming!”

The lawsuit by Vaguely Qualified Productions LLC is a challenge to a new MTA policy banning ads of a political nature from its buses and subways. In a complaint filed in Manhattan federal court, the studio, which also creates viral videos, TV and online shows, accused the MTA of violating its First Amendment free speech rights because the ads for its film were commercial in nature. For the full story, click here.

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