In June, the MTA will pull its last political subway ads, having decided the risk of broadcasting hateful messages to the straphanging masses is not worth the meager funds it pulls in from said ads. This is very bad.
"This is common sense legislation. It's humanistic, it's not an attack on any person's social existence, it's not an attack on immigrants, it's not telling officers to write more tickets, it protects everybody."
A federal lawsuit cites eight instances in which the police wrongfully arrested New Yorkers, and seeks to bar city employees from seeking reprisals against those who exercise their First Amendment rights.