New York (CNN) -- A transit advertisement depicting deceased American journalist James Foley moments before he was beheaded by ISIS was pulled from circulation in New York and San Francisco, according to the attorney representing the organization behind the ads, American Freedom Defense Initiative.
The ad, which read in part, "IT'S NOT ISLAMOPHOBIA... IT'S ISLAMOREALISM," was intended to launch Monday, appearing on buses and at the entrance of subway stops.
David Yerushalmi, the attorney representing the president of American Freedom Defense Initiative, Pamela Geller, said he sent a letter to the Foley family attorney on behalf of his client Sunday in response to a letter from the Foleys' attorney requesting the ad be pulled.
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