Sermons tagged with ‘Free Speech’

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Zuckerberg caves to boycott, will put warnings on politicians’ posts, may censor Trump

By Calvin Freiburger Article Source After several days of public pressure, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is submitting to the demands of a coalition of advertisers who have complained that the social network doesn’t do enough to censor or discredit conservative speech. The Anti-Defamation League, NAACP, Sleeping Giants, Color of Change, Free Press, and […]

Facebook whistleblower reveals social network ‘interfering on a global level in elections’

By Calvin Freiburger Article Source Facebook aggressively discriminates against conservatives on a global scale for the purpose of influencing election outcomes, according to a whistleblower whose account was highlighted this week by the conservative investigative outlet Project Veritas. “I was seeing them interfering on a global level in elections. I saw a blatant exception that […]

Google threatened to attack conservative sites’ revenue stream over comments section

By Martin Bürger Article Source Google has threatened to refuse access to its advertising platform to conservative news website The Federalist over unspecified claims that the website was violating Google’s policies on content related to race. In response, The Federalist said it had “temporarily” removed its comments section. Another conservative website, ZeroHedge, was demonetized entirely. Conservatives, including Fox News […]

Facebook restricts Conservative education org, alleges ‘repeated sharing of false news’

By Calvin Freiburger Article Source Facebook has restricted the conservative educational nonprofit Prager University (PragerU) for alleged “repeated sharing of false news,” based on a single, disputed “fact-check” of a recent climate change video. On Monday, PragerU released a video about an emaciated polar bear whose image had been used to support fears that climate […]

Facebook announces progress in developing AI to silence ‘hate speech’

By Calvin Freiburger Article Source Facebook recently announced a new set of advances in development of artificial intelligence systems to police “hateful” conduct on its platform, despite the social media giant’s checkered history of algorithm-based content moderation flagging mainstream speech. Facebook claims in a May 12 blog post that its current AI “proactively detects 88.8 […]

Twitter suspends Candace Owens for tweeting defiance of Michigan lockdown

By Calvin Freiburger Article Source Twitter locked the account of conservative pundit Candace Owens over the weekend for tweeting that Michiganders should disregard the intensely controversial lockdown conditions imposed by Democrat Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and return to work. Since the COVID-19 panic began, Whitmer has become one of America’s most infamous governors for the scope […]

US Attorney General directs Justice Dept to monitor states for religious freedom violations

By Calvin Freiburger Article Source U.S. Attorney General William Barr issued a memorandum Monday directing the Department of Justice to be on the lookout for state and local actions that violate the rights of the American people under the guise of COVID-19 emergency measures and to intervene if necessary. Barr’s April 27 memo directs Assistant Attorney […]

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter spark fear over free speech with joint coronavirus statement

By Calvin Freiburger Article Source The world’s top technology and internet companies, including Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter, responded to the global coronavirus pandemic by banding together to pledge their cooperation in disseminating accurate information about the health threat and preventing the spread of misinformation. But critics fear excessive dependence on social media carries risks of […]

Facebook shuts down Christian page for warning homosexuality is a sin

By Calvin Freiburger Article Source Katrima Smalley operated the “Jesus Word Is True” Facebook page for more than 11 years, accumulating more than 800,000 followers in the process. But the Christian page has been shut down since last November on the grounds that its affirmation of Biblical teaching on homosexuality constitutes “hate speech.” According to […]

Dennis Prager Discusses “No Safe Spaces”

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