Pamela Geller

Anti-Islamic ads that will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances. (credit: CBS 2)

Group Sues After MTA Rejects Anti-Islamic Ad

A pro-Israel group sued the Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Wednesday, asking a court to force it to accept a bus advertisement including the phrase “Hamas Killing Jews” after it was rejected on the grounds its display could incite violence.

10/01/2014

Anti-Islamic ads that will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances. (credit: CBS 2)

Anti-Islamic Ads Depicting American Journalist James Foley Moments Before His Death Pulled In NYC

A group running a series of anti-Islamic ads in New York City’s transit system is pulling an ad that shows James Foley with the masked militant who killed him.

09/29/2014

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito speaks at a news conference on Sept. 23, 2014, in which religious leaders and lawmakers denounced anti-Muslim ads being placed on New York City buses and at subway stations. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Politicians, Religious Leaders Denounce Anti-Muslim Bus Ads

Religious and political leaders of all faiths and backgrounds gathered on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday to denounce anti-Muslim ads set to appear on New York City buses and at subway stations.

09/23/2014

Anti-Islamic ads that will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances. (credit: CBS 2)

Anti-Islamic Ads Coming To NYC Transit System, But One Ad Is Rejected

Anti-Islamic ads will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances next week.

09/19/2014

Pamela Geller

L.I. Synagogue Cancels Controversial Pamela Geller Speech

A Long Island synagogue has canceled a controversial speech by conservative firebrand Pamela Geller.

04/10/2013

Pamela Geller

Outrage Brews Over Firebrand Pamela Geller’s Planned Speech At Synagogue

Pamela Geller will be taking center stage at a Long Island synagogue this weekend speaking about Islam, and there’s been a firestorm of opposition.

04/09/2013

FILE - Passengers wait on a subway platform in NYC. (credit: CBS 2)

More Ads With Inflammatory Messages About Islam Appear In NYC Subway

Another set of inflammatory ads has appeared in 39 New York City subway stations, paid for by the same group that posted ads equating Muslims or Palestinians with savages last year.

01/08/2013

People walk by a controversial ad, which has been defaced, that condemns radical Islam in a New York City subway station on September 27, 2012. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New ‘Anti-Jihad’ Ads To Appear In New York City Subways Featuring Twin Towers

Pamela Geller with the American Freedom Defense Initiative said the group has purchased space beside the roughly 220 clocks
that hang above subway platforms in stations throughout the city.

12/14/2012

FILE - Passengers wait on a subway platform in NYC. (credit: CBS 2)

Pamela Geller Buys More Subway Ad Space For ‘Anti-Jihad’ Posters

Conservative blogger Pamela Geller has purchased more ad space at New York City subway stops and Metro North stations displaying anti-Islam messages.

12/08/2012

MTA pro-Israel ad

MTA Announces New Disclaimer Policy For Non-Commercial Advertisements

According to the MTA, the new policy will require non-commercial ads to contain a prominently displayed disclaimer reading, “This is a paid advertisement sponsored by [Sponsor]. The display of this advertisement does not imply MTA’s endorsement of any views expressed.”

09/27/2012

MTA pro-Israel ad

Controversial Pro-Israel Subway Ads Immediately Defaced, Stamped As Hate Speech

In the wake of violent uprisings abroad following the release of an anti-Islamic film, some said they are worried the ads could fan the flames here in New York City.

09/25/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Weighs In On Provocative Subway Ad

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says Americans tolerate things they might find despicable because of the First Amendment’s protection of free expression.

09/21/2012

An ad paid for by the American Freedom Defense Initiative at a Metro-North station in Larchmont, NY on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012 (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

‘Islamorealism’ Ads Coming Down In Westchester Metro-North Train Stations

An MTA spokesman said most of the ads have been taken down, saying that they had run their course. But opponents of the ads said the damage has already been done.

09/06/2012

An ad paid for by the American Freedom Defense Initiative at a Metro-North station in Larchmont, NY on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012 (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Controversial ‘Islamorealism’ Ads Go Up In Metro-North Stations In Westchester

The American Freedom Defense Initiative paid for it. It associates Islam with 19,250 terrorist attacks carried out by extremists since the 9/11.

08/17/2012