Facebook blasted for pulling ad saying Biden-backed transgender bill would 'destroy girls' sports'

Facebook blasted for pulling ad saying Biden-backed transgender bill would 'destroy girls' sports'


A conservative political action committee on Wednesday blasted Facebook for removing an ad criticizing Democrats, including former Vice President Joseph R. Biden, for supporting legislation requiring schools to allow biologically male transgender athletes to compete against girls.

Terry Schilling, president of the American Principles Project PAC, slammed the decision to pull the ad as “just the latest example in a frightening trend of Big Tech censorship,” saying that Facebook did not challenge the ad’s claims but rather its “missing context.”

“[G]iven the way this has been handled, we are highly concerned that Facebook is simply using the ‘missing context’ label as an arbitrary means to remove speech it disagrees with,” said Mr. Schilling. “After all, just about any political ad could be found to be ‘missing context.’ It is simply impossible to provide all possible context on every issue in any media, never mind in a 30-second spot.”

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The ad, entitled “Not Fair,” shows teenage girls being passed up

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