The lawsuit, which was filed on behalf of political activist Pamela Geller, challenges the Governor’s and Mayor’s executive orders which prohibit “non-essential gatherings” of more than 10 people in the City—orders which make it unlawful to peaceably assemble and protest, unless your protest supports the political agenda of the BLM movement.
In an extraordinary rebuke of judicial redress, Clinton appointed Judge Denise Cote tried to dismiss our lawsuit against New York City’s ban against protests. I have filed many a free speech lawsuit against various municipalities including New York and never before did I see a judge schedule our hearing almost immediately and try to dismiss it just as quickly – without even giving us an opportunity to present our case. This is a glaring example of how decayed and corrupt the New York political system is.
What’s missing from @NYDailyNews’ op-ed is their mea culpa AND that every single American city followed suit.
Cowed by Islamic supremacy, not one media outlet dared show the ad. Or mention that this is about free speech, not Muhammad. Which is why the ad must run.
“These restrictions are unlawful regardless of the nature of the forum.”
AFDI v WMATA — the freedom to express a viewpoint free from government censorship.
The D.C. Circuit revived our free speech case for further consideration of whether the ‘Geller ban’ on ads is reasonable.