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Mark Zuckerberg Admits Facebook Interfered in Political Speech Before Irish Abortion Vote

Posted by M. C. on July 10, 2019

Facebook reached out to the Irish government to determine whether or not the ads should be allowed at the time.

Asking the government if free speech was legal! Probably mistook Ireland for China.

Why the admission? Throwing the unwashed masses a bone? Facebook is human after all!

Or preemptive excuse making due to a possibly news leak?

Tip of the iceberg.

https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/07/09/mark-zuckerberg-admits-facebook-interfered-in-political-speech-before-irish-abortion-referendum/

by Lucas Nolan

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted during a recent talk that the social media network banned a number of pro-life advertisements ahead of the Irish abortion referendum.

PJ Media reports that during a recent interview at this year’s Aspen Ideas Festival, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg began to explain how the social media firm is attempting to work with the governments of other countries to determine what political speech should be allowed on the site. Zuckerberg gave an example of Facebook’s interaction with the Irish government ahead of a 2018 referendum on the legalization of abortion in the country.

Zuckerberg explained that American pro-life groups wanted to run Facebook ads targeted towards Irish citizens. Facebook reached out to the Irish government to determine whether or not the ads should be allowed at the time. Zuckerberg stated: “Their response at the time was, ‘we don’t currently have a law, so you need to make whatever decision you want to make.’”

“We ended up not allowing the ads,” Zuckerberg stated. Abortion activist Lila Rose commented on how Silicon Valley tech executives have reacted towards the issue of abortion in a tweet which can be seen below:

Breitbart News recently reported that Facebook has been removed from Standard & Poor’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Index after the company received a score of 22 for social responsibility and only 6 for governance, out of a possible 100, scoring extremely poorly…

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FACEBOOK MIND CONTROL | Weekly World News

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