American Freedom Defense Initiative

Seattle Imposes Ad Ban to Annul Pamela Geller’s Free Speech Lawsuit Victory 

Officials who oversee Seattle’s transit system moved to ban political, religious, and other ads from its facilities and public transportation vehicles soon after Pamela Geller’s American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) prevailed in a freedom of speech lawsuit against the city, earning the right to run FBI’s Most Wanted terrorist posters, Breitbart News has learned.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: People walk by a controversial ad, which has already been defaced, that condemns radical Islam in a New York subway station on September 27, 2012 in New York City. The ads, which are appearing in New York after a court case ruled in their …

Robert Spencer — From Rushdie to Geller: The Steady Erosion of Free Speech

When the Islamic Republic of Iran called for his death for insulting Islam, Salman Rushdie became an international hero of free speech. Later defenders of this fundamental freedom, however, have not fared as well, as I show in my new book “The Complete Infidel’s Guide to Free Speech (and Its Enemies).”

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EXCLUSIVE: Pam Geller Places anti-Jihadi Ads on San Francisco Buses

The American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) has placed hundreds of ads on buses in San Francisco showing real images of Palestinian youth in jihadi uniforms and violent poses, taken from media in Palestinian Authority media. The ads read: “The Palestinian Authority Teaches Children to Hate,” and ” End All U.S. Aid to the P.A.”

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Vote Now for Your Favorite Muhammad Cartoon!

Our American Freedom Defense Initiative’s Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest will be held on May 3 in the Dallas area to show that we will defend free speech and not give in to violent intimidation. We have received over 350 submissions of Muhammad cartoons from all over the world, and now we are throwing open the voting on the best of these to you. You and voters worldwide will choose the winner of the People’s Choice Award.

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Free Speech on Trial in U.S. District Court

Last Tuesday, my ace lawyer David Yerushalmi of the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) argued before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on our motion for a preliminary injunction, asking the court to enter an order requiring New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to run our AFDI anti-Hamas, anti-jihad ad on MTA buses.

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Jihad Escalates in Copenhagen

Not one day after we announced the First Annual Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest, an event featuring Muhammad cartoonist Lars Vilks in Copenhagen, Denmark was attacked in the continuing war on our most basic freedoms. And that was just the first of two assaults on freedom in Copenhagen on Saturday.

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Vandals Deface Pamela Geller’s Anti-Islamist Ads in San Francisco

A San Francisco group proudly calling itself “Street Cred – Advertising for the People” took it upon itself to deface banners from Pamela Geller’s American Freedom Defense Initiative that called for ending aid to Islamic countries because of their Jew-hatred.

Street Cred Vandalism (Street Cred via Facebook)