News Ticker >
[ March 29, 2020 ]

Trump eyes massive expulsion of Chinese spies

[ March 29, 2020 ]

Cuomo: ‘New York State Is Basically Bankrupt’

[ March 29, 2020 ]

CNN, MSNBC Hasn’t Written a Single Word About Tara Reade’s Sexual Assault Allegation Against Joe...

[ March 29, 2020 ]

WATCH: ‘You f***king dog’: Shocking moment Muslima who was pulled over for speeding SPITS in...

[ March 29, 2020 ]

Muslim Terrorist Gets 10 Years For Biological Attack With Ricen Bomb

[ March 29, 2020 ]

Kennedy Center lays off entire orchestra hours after receiving $25 million taxpayer bailout

[ March 29, 2020 ]

Biden Says We Must ‘Believe All Women’ – Except The Woman Who Accuses Him

[ March 28, 2020 ]

Saturday Night Cinema: Pandemic

[ March 28, 2020 ]

De Blasio: Synagogues and Churches That Defy His Restrictions Will Be Closed Permanently If Necessary

[ March 28, 2020 ]

Trump phones Netanyahu to congratulate him that he’ll form, head next government

Pamela Geller Asks Federal Court to Demand NYC to Run This Ad!

Here’s the latest in our ongoing battle with NYC’s MTA, which rejected one of our ads for fear that it might “incite” Muslims to kill Jews. They sound, well, islamophobic, don’t ya think?

Freedom of speech is the first casualty in the age of jihad.

Here’s the latest from our fearless legal team, the AFLC.

Pamela Geller Asks Federal Court to Require MTA to Run Ad,” AFLC, December 1, 2014

Late last Friday, the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) filed a motion for preliminary junction asking United States District Court for the Southern District of New York to require New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to run a “Hamas Killing Jews” advertisement on MTA buses.  The motion followed on the heels of the filing of Ms. Geller’s federal civil rights lawsuit against the MTA after it refused to run the following ad:

my jihad hamas ad

 

As noted in the motion, the MTA’s rejection was based upon a “security assessment” by the MTA, claiming that it feared that some New Yorkers (presumably Muslims) would likely take the Hamas quote to kill Jews as a religious instruction and engage in imminent violence and attack Jews.

Ms. Geller’s message is timely in light of the fact that Hamas continues to call for Israel’s destruction.  Moreover, the Israel / Palestinian conflict has drawn intense international media attention as Hamas uses human shields (mostly women and children) to protect its rockets and jihadis as they set about to murder innocent Jewish men, women, and children.

David Yerushalmi, AFLC Co-Founder and Senior Counsel, commented,

“The MTA may not impose content-based restrictions based upon imaginary threats, as in this case.  To do so is to grant the jihadists a victory they could not achieve with airplanes, shoe bombs, and the like.”

Robert Muise, AFLC Co-Founder and Senior Counsel, added,

“The MTA’s prior restraint on our client’s speech is not only wrongheaded, it is clearly unconstitutional.  Under the First Amendment, the government is not permitted to impose special prohibitions on speech out of fear that some members of the public might react violently to its content.  Quite simply, the First Amendment knows no heckler’s veto.”

Muise continued,

“If the MTA can get away with this obvious ploy to manufacture a threat when this ad has already run without incident in Chicago and San Francisco for months, it will use this pretext to shut down all unwanted speech.  This would not only make a mockery of the First Amendment, it would actually encourage the thuggery and violence the MTA now claims it fears.”

The Truth Must be Told

Your contribution supports independent journalism

Please take a moment to consider this. Now, more than ever, people are reading Geller Report for news they won't get anywhere else. But advertising revenues have all but disappeared. Google Adsense is the online advertising monopoly and they have banned us. Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have blocked and shadow-banned our accounts. But we won't put up a paywall. Because never has the free world needed independent journalism more.

Everyone who reads our reporting knows the Geller Report covers the news the media won't. We cannot do our ground-breaking report without your support. We must continue to report on the global jihad and the left's war on freedom. Our readers’ contributions make that possible.

Geller Report's independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we believe our work is critical in the fight for freedom and because it is your fight, too.

Please contribute to our ground-breaking work here.


Make a monthly commitment to support The Geller Report – choose the option that suits you best.

Contribute Monthly - Choose One

Have a tip we should know? Your anonymity is NEVER compromised. Email tips@thegellerreport.com

Pin It on Pinterest