The subway station ad sparking controversy in Boston

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.

SEE ALSO: Israeli restaurant gives discount to Jews and Arabs who eat together

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.

Do you think this ad should be banned?

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."

Here are some other advertisements sparking controversy:

GoDaddy Pulls Controversial Puppy Commercial Amid Backlash
More from
The guy who voiced 'Hey Arnold' is extremely good-looking now
Soldiers return the love to ailing Fort Hood 'hug lady' in her time of need
School in Mexico celebrates special day annually, where boys wear skirts
Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.