D.C. Councilmember Brianne Nadeau talks about her proposed legislation, from changing how sugary drinks are taxed to making diaper changing tables more accessible to men. Then, Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson joins us to talk about the city's proposed budget and a local government exchange program with Norton, Virginia.
The ACLU has filed suit against Metro for banning ads from several groups, including PETA and alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannapolous. Metro banned “issue-oriented ads” in 2015, in the wake of protests around an anti-Muslim ad. Other cities, including New York and San Francisco, have similar policies around transit ads. We explore what role such policies play, and how the First Amendment applies to advertising.
- Arthur Spitzer Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union of the District of Columbia; @ACLU_DC
- Kerrie Campbell Founder, K Campbell Law
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