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  • 2 gunmen killed after firing at Texas building with Muhammad cartoon exhibit

    May 4, 2015 | 12:24 pm

    Two gunmen were shot dead by police after they fired toward a Texas building that was featuring an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad organized by an anti-Islamic organization.

    A security guard was injured in the leg by the gunmen in the Sunday night incident, which...

  • N.Y. transit authority bans all political advertising

    April 30, 2015 | 10:40 am

    New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted to ban all political advertising on its subways and buses, allowing it to refuse to display an ad about Muslims killing Jews.

    The resolution passed Wednesday night at the MTA board meeting in a 9-2 vote and the ban became...

  • N.Y. transit authority weighs options on anti-Islam subway ad

    September 19, 2012 | 10:01 am

    New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority said it is considering its options after a U.S. District Court ordered the authority to run an advertisement that reads "Support Israel. Defeat Jihad."

    The MTA's quandary comes in the wake of recent protests in Arab countries and in...

  • Counter ads for Seattle buses submitted

    December 22, 2010 | 11:12 am

    The American Freedom Defense Initiative has submitted two advertisements to the Seattle transit company to counter an anti-Israel advertising campaign on the city’s buses.

    The ads from the group’s Stop Islamization of America program come in response to a campaign by the Seattle...