Queens senator aims to make outdoor ads more child-appropriate

A Queens lawmaker is aiming to make outdoor ads on state property, specifically those advertising alcohol, more appropriate for children and less “salacious.”

Senator Leroy Comrie said that he has received multiple community complaints about the ads. He has also been very vocal about his efforts on Twitter.

“We understand the right to free speech, we understand the right to advertise your product, but if you need to advertise your product in a friendly community, in a public space, then advertise it without the salaciousness,” he said in a press conference.

There is no word yet on how the MTA plans to respond to the senator’s allegations.

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