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Two days after ads inveighing against jihad went up in four Metrorail stations, a progressive Christian group announced it is buying ad space of its own to hit back at what many perceive as a blatantly anti-Muslim campaign.
Beginning next week, advertisements placed by the organization Sojourners will implore Metro customers to “Love Your Muslim Neighbors," a clear attempt to serve as a counterweight to ads sponsored by a group called the American Freedom Defense Initiative. Those ads, which went on display this week after a federal judge ordered Metro to allow their installation, read: "In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad."