The clowns on the 9th Circuit court have ruled that an FBI global terrorism want ad poster cannot run because it might upset Muslims.
Back in 2013, the FBI was running a terrorism awareness campaign featuring bus ads depicting photos of sixteen of the world’s Most Wanted Terrorists.
This was a publicity campaign sponsored by the Joint Terrorism Task Force for the State Department’s Rewards for Justice (RFJ) program. The ad featured the world’s leading global terrorists. All but one were Muslim. Islamic supremacists and their leftist lapdogs demanded the want-ad come down, claiming it was insulting to Muslims. The FBI caved and pulled the Seattle-area bus ads featuring the “Faces of Global Terrorism” after receiving complaints “that the ads stereotype Muslims.”
My organization, AFDI, believed this public awareness message was critical to national security and should run. We are constantly being clubbed with the “moderate Muslim” meme, so why would they object? Why would “moderate Muslims” provide cover for jihad-terror? Why indeed.
AFDI submitted a carbon copy of the FBI to run on Seattle transit. The cowards at Seattle King Metro refused to run the ad, claiming it was disparaging to Muslims. Reality is disparaging to Muslims?
We sued Seattle King Metro. The liberal-fascists in Seattle sided with the supremacists. We appealed to the clowns on the notorious 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. They, as expected, ruled in favor of sharia and supremacism.
We will appeal to the US Supreme Court.
Of all the free speech legal battles I am embroiled in, this one is the most absurd. It illustrates the crippling submission and capitulation of government authorities to Islamic supremacist demands.
“Federal court: Anti-Muslim group can’t post ads on buses,” By Martha Bellisle, The Associated Press via Seattle Times, August 12, 2015
A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling against an anti-Muslim group that wanted to post advertisements on King County Metro buses.
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal appeals court says an anti-Muslim group can’t post ads on Washington state buses showing photos of terrorists and saying the FBI offers a $25 million reward for their capture.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday rejected the claim by the American Freedom Defense Initiative that King County violated its free-speech rights.
The group sought to display an ad with 16 photographs and a “Faces of Global Terrorism” tagline. King County Metro Transit rejected it, saying the ad failed to meet its policy guidelines, which include that ads be accurate.
The court agreed that the FBI claim was false, saying the bureau doesn’t offer rewards and the State Department offers only $5 million for the capture of a pictured terrorist.
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