The subway station ad sparking controversy in Boston

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MBTA Votes to Ban Political Ads Depicting Moral, Religious Issues

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is under fire after allowing a controversial advertisement to hang in the Davis Square subway station.

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The Palestine Advocacy Project's ad alleges that Israel kills a Palestinian child every three days, aided by funds from the United States.



This controversial advertisement has many up in arms, as the message is displayed for thousands of Bostonians traveling on the MBTA Red Line daily.

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Local ABC affiliate, WCVB, talked with Jake Chase-Lubitz, of the Palestine Advocacy Project, who said:



On the other side, the Jewish Relations Council of Greater Boston released the following statement:



To avoid further litigation and controversy, MBTA spokesperson Joe Pesaturo said a ban on political messages could come "within two months."

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