REMOVE RACIST PROPAGANDA ON SAN FRANCISCO MUNI TRANSIT.
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These racist ads that target Palestinian children and portray palestenian children as evil have appeared all over San Francisco. I have gone to SFMTA MUNI'S Twitter page to let them know how offensive this ad is. Their response was: "We apologize if people are offended by these ads, but they fall within free speech protection under the 1st Amendment." I have gone to their regulations section on their website which states they are not allowed to post anything with visible firearms or obscene propaganda. I would also like whoever replied to my concern via the SFMTA Twitter page to come forth and apologize for their very bias response and not giving a solution to our concerns. We shall stand in solidarity as a community. STOP RACIST AND BIAS PROPGANDA ON MUNI! PLEASE HELP TO REMOVE THESE ADS. I have bolded the areas in their regulations via their SFMTA AD'S REGULATIONS. I've also attached the link to their advertising regulations.
"B. Advertising Standards
SFMTA advertising contractors shall not post any advertisement that concerns a declared political candidate or ballot measure scheduled for consideration by the voters in an upcoming election or an initiative petition submitted to the San Francisco Department of Elections.
SFMTA advertising contractors shall not post any advertisement that infringes on any copyright, trade or service mark, title or slogan.
SFMTA advertising contractors shall not post any commercial advertisements that are false, misleading or deceptive.
SFMTA advertising contractors shall not post any advertisement that is obscene or pornographic.
SFMTA advertising contractors shall not post any advertisement that is clearly defamatory or advocates imminent lawlessness or violent action.
SFMTA advertising contractors shall not post any commercial advertising of alcohol, tobacco or firearms.
SFMTA advertising contractors shall post the following language with every advertisement, in a size and location approved by the SFMTA: "The views expressed in this advertisement do not necessarily reflect the views of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency."
The SFMTA reserves the right, from time to time, to amend, suspend, modify or revoke the application of any or all of these standards as it deems necessary to comply with legal mandates, or to facilitate its primary transportation function, or to fulfill the goals and objectives referred to herein. All provisions of this advertising policy shall be deemed severable.
C. Advertising Administration
SFMTA advertising contractors shall be responsible for the daily administration of the SFMTA's advertising in a manner consistent with this Policy and with the terms and conditions of their agreements with the SFMTA.
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