You can’t shout “fire” in a crowded theater.
Can an ad proclaim “Jew-Hatred: It’s in the Quran” on a crowded bus?
That’s the free-speech issue before U.S. District Judge Mitchell Goldberg in Philadelphia, who soon will have to decide whether a private group’s ad targeting the Quran and seeking to “end all aid to Islamic countries” can appear on SEPTA’s buses, trains, shelters, and kiosks.
Defenders of the ad say it falls into one of the First Amendment’s most preciously protected categories: public-issue speech.
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