1. Posted on 9 October, 2012

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    Pro-Tolerance Ads Begin Appearing In NYC Subway
Three religious groups — two Christian and one Jewish — have decided to fight speech with speech in the clamor over a controversial subway ad. Pro-Muslim ads from those groups have begun showing up in the New York City subway — in some cases, cheek by jowl with an ad that equates the the word “jihad” with savages.
Harriet Olson, CEO of United Methodist Women, said she and her colleagues objected to the original ad and wanted to counter it with a “visual response.” So her group matched the anti-jihad group’s $6,000 ad buy for posters in ten Manhattan subway stations. View in High-Res

    Pro-Tolerance Ads Begin Appearing In NYC Subway

    Three religious groups — two Christian and one Jewish — have decided to fight speech with speech in the clamor over a controversial subway ad. Pro-Muslim ads from those groups have begun showing up in the New York City subway — in some cases, cheek by jowl with an ad that equates the the word “jihad” with savages.

    Harriet Olson, CEO of United Methodist Women, said she and her colleagues objected to the original ad and wanted to counter it with a “visual response.” So her group matched the anti-jihad group’s $6,000 ad buy for posters in ten Manhattan subway stations.