Milo Yiannopoulos, ACLU sue D.C. Metro transit system

by Alex Swoyer
August 10, 2017

With the ACLU in his corner, conservative firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos sued Metro on Wednesday, demanding the D.C. region’s transit system restore ads for his book.

Metro pulled the ads last month after complaints from riders, saying it had concluded belatedly that the ads violated guidelines governing politically charged material.

Milo Worldwide, Mr. Yiannopoulos’s corporate entity, has asked for a preliminary injunction to force Metro to restore the ads.

The provocative Mr. Yiannopoulos has some unlikely allies in his suit, joined by the American Civil Liberties Union, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Carafem, a nonprofit women’s health organization, each of which wants to run ads Metro has rejected. The groups say the refusals violate the First and 14th Amendments on free speech.

3 Comments - what are your thoughts?

  • Rodney Steward says:

    What in the world keeps the ACLU in business, the GOV., it’s nothing but a socialist trouble making bunch of thugs and really not much different than BLM thugs! Nothing but trouble and neither have ever accomplished anything good!

  • Bob says:

    I bet the “leadership” of the ACLU is having fits having to defend Yiannopoulos . I guess his being gay would over ride their disdain for his being conservative, coupled with the liberals groups signing on tot he suit. Can you imagine the liberal paradise of DC being sued for not allowing free speech? perish the thought.

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