Charlotte, NC — To go along with censoring damaging stories about Hunter Biden, Facebook is also blocking ads from the pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List that was intended to be displayed for swing-state voters. The company blocked the ads due to an erroneous fact check from the Dispatch.
As Election Day quickly approaches, Facebook has scuttled ads from Susan B. Anthony list after the Dispatch performed a flawed fact check. Supposedly, the company is working to reinstate the ads after the publication retracted its alleged fact check.
The pro-life group posted a tweet revealing that Facebook had blocked two of its ads just days after it censored an explosive New York Post story exposing alleged links between the Biden family and Burisma, a Ukrainian energy company. This could be yet another intervention designed to protect Biden’s chances of winning the election in November.
After pushback @TheDispatch has withdrawn its erroneous "fact check" of our WSO PAC ad. But the damage is already done.@Facebook has yet to reinstate our ads & notify users who saw the "partly false" label. Big Tech’s broken fact-check system repeatedly censors #prolife speech. https://t.co/JviVjBzw4h
— Susan B. Anthony List #ModernizeOurLaw (@SBAList) October 16, 2020
In another tweet, the organization posted the video advertisement that Facebook suppressed. “Facebook has rejected two of our video ads in battleground states Pennsylvania & Wisconsin,” they said. “They are using an inaccurate ‘fact check’ at The Dispatch to justify their censorship.”
It appears that the Dispatch deleted its fact check and issued a correction.
“The fact-check was published in error and in draft form, before it had been through final edits and our own internal fact-checking process,” they wrote. “As a result, the viral post was assigned a “partly false” rating that we have determined is not justified after completing The Dispatch fact-checking process. We regret the error and apologize to the Women Speak Out PAC. We’ve pulled the fact-check and lifted the rating.”
The Dispatch, a conservative news site known for its anti-Trump stance, is one of several entities on which Facebook relies to censor — I mean, fact check stories.
The group’s ad says:
“Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are extreme on abortion. Biden and Harris support abortion up to the moment of birth, all at taxpayer expense, and they promise to nominate only pro-abortion judges. Biden and Harris: troubling ideas, disturbing policies.”
Marjorie Dannenfelser, the president of the Susan B. Anthony List said, “Big Tech and the media are teaming up to run interference for the Biden-Harris campaign on what is a losing issue for Democrats – their shameful support for abortion on demand through birth.”
“This is the latest example of Facebook censoring political speech and is perfectly timed to shut down SBA List’s vital digital communications as we work to reach eight million voters in key battlegrounds in the final days before Election Day.”
This is not the first time that Facebook has blocked pro-life content. They did the same to LifeSiteNews, who pointed out that Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) tried to prosecute a pro-life activist.
Social media platforms, although they may not have that title for much longer, like Twitter and Facebook have come under fire recently for its bigoted and fascist decision to suppress the New York Post story in a brazen attempt to protect Joe Biden. GOP senators Ted Cruz (R-TX), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Josh Hawley (R-MO) recently announced that they are working to subpoena Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and compel them to testify about their companies’ censorship practices.
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