21 Oct '11, 11pm

NAACP, ACLU Suing City of Philadelphia for Refusing Ad | Care2 Causes

NAACP, ACLU Suing City of Philadelphia for Refusing Ad | Care2 Causes

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) are suing the City of Philadelphia for violating the First Amendment . In a lawsuit filed on October 19, the NAACP alleges that the City of Philadelphia refused to run an advertisement at the airport promoting criminal justice reform and highlighting the high incarceration rate in the United States of America. The ad that was rejected by the city reads: “Welcome to America, home to 5% of the world’s people and 25% of the world’s prisoners. Let’s build a better America together.” It also includes the URL for the NAACP’s Misplaced Priorities Report , which examines the shift of state funding away from education and into the criminal justice system (in other words treating the symptoms rather than addressing the roots of the problem ). The City of Philadelphia ...

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