On Tuesday, several US media echoed the complaint filed by the pro-life group Live Action: Twitter blocked its advertising account for its criticism of Planned Parenthood.
Twitter blocks pro-life messages in advertising accounts
Lila Rose, president of Live Action, went to Tucker Carlson’s show on Fox News yesterday. Hours earlier she had advanced the subject of the interview: “Twitter is blocking content provided, including ultrasound images and verified facts about Planned Parenthood”, the abortion lobby that invested millionaire amounts to fund Hillary Clinton’s campaign. In the interview, Lila Rose showed some of the tweets of her organization that have been banned by Twitter so this social network considers “inflammatory content which is likely to evoke a strong negative reaction or cause harm”. In this ranking Twitter has gone from simple messages calling for an end to the public funding of the abortion lobby, to videos showing the macabre business of Planned Parenthood showing statements by its own leaders. At no time has Live Action published insults or incitations to hatred, despite which it has come across the censorship that Twitter imposes against what it defines as “incitement to hatred, sensitive issues and violence”.
Twitter demands delete ultrasound to lift the ban to Live Action
Live Action has also revealed on its website that when it contacted the social network to see how to lift the blockade of its advertising account, Twitter imposed these conditions to lift that ban:
A great quote from Thomas Jefferson, also censored
Apart from the fact that the conditions in relation to Planned Parenthood are pure and hard censorship for spurious reasons, what does an ultrasound have of hateful, violent or inflammatory? Does Twitter pretend to hide the reality about the beginning of human life that we have access today thanks to this technology? The most outrageous thing is that, in the meantime, and according to Live Action has denounced, Twitter gives free to Planned Parenthood to publish the ads that want, even content deceiving women about the implications of abortion and about the actual proportion of that practice among the services offered by that lobby. Live Action has posted on its web examples of pro-life tweets banned by Twitter and Planned Plarenhood tweets that were authorized, including direct criticism of current US President Donald Trump. Curiously, among the messages banned by Twitter was one of Lila Rose in which only put this quote from Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States: “The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government”.
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