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826 Valencia's Student-Journalists Weigh-in on Free Speech, Three Strikes Law

826 Valencia | Posted 07.09.2013 | San Francisco
826 Valencia

Under California's Three Strikes law, petty thieves and shoplifters don't get a strike against them and aren't charged for life; but it wasn't always like this. Before, it was the opposite.

PHOTOS: 'Islamic Apartheid' Ads Coming To NY

Posted 03.29.2013 | New York

The American Freedom Defense Initiative, the same group that brought you subway ads equating Muslims to savages, is hoping to install yet another roun...

Aaron Sankin

LOOK: Art Group Vandalizes Controversial Muni Ads

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.27.2013 | San Francisco

Every time it looks like the saga of the anti-Islamic ads on the sides of San Francisco's public buses seems just about over, one side or the other up...

Aaron Sankin

SHOCK: Anti-Gay, Anti-Muslim Ads Coming To Muni

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.21.2013 | San Francisco

Over the past year in San Francisco, the war over the popular conception of Islam has been continuously fought on the unlikeliest of battlefields--the...

'Racist' Anti-Islam Muni Ads Ignite Controversy

Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.12.2013 | San Francisco

The fight over place of Islam in popular culture came roaring back to the forefront of San Francisco public transit recently as a series of anti-Islam...

Will Wrigley

She Won't Leave D.C. Alone

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.15.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Ready for the next round of jihad-related Metro ads? The ongoing saga over anti-Islamic advertisements in the district will soon open...

Chelsea Kiene

PHOTOS: Controversial Ad Campaign Makes Its D.C. Debut

HuffingtonPost.com | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 01.30.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON –- Ready to see more ads about jihad during your morning commute? Just months after controversial anti-Muslim ads went on display, the...

WATCH: Fighting NYC's Anti-Muslim Ads

Posted 01.16.2013 | New York

There's a new campaign to fight back against a series of anti-Muslim subway ads in New York City. Akiva Freidlin has launched a project, currentl...

PHOTO: More Anti-Muslim Ads Go Up In Subways

AP | Posted 01.09.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The group that equated Muslim radicals with savages in advertisements last year has put up another set of provocative ads in dozens of New...

PHOTO: NYC's Next Anti-Islam Subway Ad

Posted 12.14.2012 | New York

New York City's resident Islamophobe is back with yet another anti-Islam subway ad. Pamela Geller's latest features a photo of the World Trade Center ...

Controversial 'Defeat Jihad' Ads Arrive In Chicago

Posted 11.15.2012 | Chicago

Updated story Incendiary anti-Muslim ads that previously stirred up controversy when they ran in New York City and Washington, D.C. subway stations...

Congressman Calls For D.C. Metro Boycott

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- There's another call to boycott D.C.'s Metrorail system in response to a series of controversial anti-Muslim ads put up Monday that will...

Q&A: About Those Pro-Muslim Subway Ads

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 10.08.2012 | New York

As announced last week, a series of pro-Muslim advertising campaigns urging religious tolerance are expected to be unveiled in New York City's subway ...

Anti-Muslim Ads Going Up In Metrorail Stations

Posted 10.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The agency that operates the D.C. Metrorail system has until the end of Monday to post a set of controversial anti-Muslim advertisements...

Boycotting Muslim 'Savages' Ad on DC Metro in Protest of Hate Speech

Michael Shank | Posted 12.07.2012 | DC
Michael Shank

Our founding fathers and mothers would be ashamed at how we're using free speech to freely and openly hate on each other. This gross manifestation is not what they fought for, nor should it be what we fight for now.

IMAGE: Pro-Muslim Ads Going Up Next To 'Savage' Ads

Posted 12.05.2012 | New York

Two religious groups have produced pro-Muslim advertising campaigns to be unveiled in New York City's subway system. The ads are meant as a response t...

Anti-Muslim Posters Prompt MTA To Develop Policy For Religious Ads

Posted 09.28.2012 | New York

Following the controversy over a series of anti-jihad subway posters that appeared in subway stations on Monday, the MTA has announced a new plan to a...

WATCH: Egyptian-American Journalist Arrested For Spray Painting Anti-Jihad Subway Poster

Posted 09.27.2012 | New York

An Egyptian-American journalist was arrested in New York Tuesday for spray-painting over one of the controversial anti-Jihad subway posters produced b...

IMAGE: Ad Denouncing Jihad As 'Savage' To Appear In Subways Soon

Posted 09.19.2012 | New York

While outrage continues in the Middle East over the incendiary film, "The Innocence of Muslims," a new pro-Israel ad denouncing Jihad as "savage" will...

PHOTO: Islamophobic Billboard Causes Outrage

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 08.17.2012 | New York

Pamela Geller, fresh off a court victory granting her the right to post anti-Islam ads on MTA buses, has posted a new, large billboard on the Metro-No...

Aaron Sankin

LOOK: Pro-Israel Ad Sparks Outrage On City Bus

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 08.14.2012 | San Francisco

An ad recently placed on a number of city buses in San Francisco has been raising a lot of eyebrows around town. The ad reads, "In any war between the...

Ground Zero Mosque Bus Ad Showing Plane, Burning Buildings Approved (PHOTO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City's transit agency has approved a bus advertisement that depicts a plane flying toward the World Trade Center's towers as the...