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Southwest Airlines Agent Accused of Mocking Child’s Name on Facebook

A Southwest Airlines gate agent allegedly mocked the unusual name of a five-year-old epileptic girl while the child recently pre-boarded a flight. Then, the employee continued to ridicule the youngster by posting her boarding pass on social media, according to the child’s mother, Traci Redford. The horrified parent spoke out about the incident Wednesday. Redford told ABC7 […]

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Hayward: Give Thanks for What Remains of Free Speech

Free speech is increasingly imperiled as nations around the world turn to authoritarianism, which comes packaged as everything from iron-fisted dictatorial rule to coercive “progressivism.” One thing every brand of authoritarianism has in common is speech codes. Dissenting ideas dilute authority, so they must be suppressed. We should be thankful for the free speech that […]

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Poll: Americans Turn on the Social Media Masters of the Universe

A recent poll by SurveyMonkey for Axios appears to show that public opinion on social media firms has become quite negative amongst the majority of people questioned. 57 Percent of Americans surveyed believe that social media hurts democracy and free speech. A SurveyMonkey poll conducted on November 9 which questioned 3,622 adults in the United States appears to […]

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Facebook Explains Plans for ‘Addressing Algorithmic Bias’ and ‘Building an Appeals Process’

In a lengthy post, Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed the problems with “algorithmic bias” and how to create a better appeals process. “Everything we’ve discussed so far depends on building artificial intelligence systems that can proactively identify potentially harmful content so we can act on it more quickly. While I expect this technology to […]

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China Bans 10,000 People from Social Media for ‘Harmful Political Information’

The Chinese Communist Party wiped out 10,000 accounts over the past three weeks across multiple popular social media services to suppress dissent and enforce the Communist Party line, the South China Morning Post reported on Tuesday. The affected accounts reportedly ranged from popular celebrities to average citizens across all of the top Chinese social media […]

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NY Democrats Push Social Media Background Check Before Allowing Gun Purchases

Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams (D) and New York State Sen. Kevin Parker (D-21) are both pushing to require a social media background check before allowing individuals to purchase firearms. The New York City Patch reports that the gun control push would also allow authorities to go “through a year’s worth of…search engine histories” before […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Promises Facebook Will Crack Down on ‘Hate Speech’ Ahead of Midterm Elections

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated recently that the upcoming U.S. midterm elections will be “a real test” of the company’s ability to crack down on “hate speech” and misinformation. The Hollywood Reporter stated in a recent article that Facebook will make its biggest increase in money spent to combat “hate speech” and misinformation on its platform this […]

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Family Research Council Action PAC Targets Democrat Sean Casten over Dan Savage

The Family Research Council Action PAC is launching a “social media blitz” starting Tuesday, targeting Illinois Democrat Sean Casten for his proud support of anti-Christian sex columnist Dan Savage. The Family Research Council is a socially conservative organization that aims “to advance faith, family, and freedom in public policy and the culture from a Christian worldview.” […]

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Facebook Censors Pro-Life Ads with Newborn and Ultrasound Photos

Facebook has censored a pro-life group’s ads because they contain video footage of ultrasounds and photos of babies who survived premature births. “We don’t allow ads that depict medical procedures or conditions,” the company told the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) according to the Washington Free Beacon. “We don’t allow ads that feature sensational […]

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Exclusive – Brad Parscale: Big Tech Is Meddling with Free Speech… and Elections 

The biggest of the Big Tech companies are quickly positioning themselves as the internet’s thought police, threatening to stamp out one of America’s most cherished freedoms — the right to free speech. The internet has clearly evolved into the public square of the 21st century. Over the last couple of election cycles, it’s become the […]