With eighteen days to go until the election, Facebook blocked pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List from running an ad targeted at swing-state voters highlighting Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ position on abortion based on a now-retracted “fact check” from the Dispatch.
In a comment to Breitbart News, Facebook admitted that the ads had been blocked based on a retracted fact-check, and said the platform is working to reinstate the ads.
In a tweet, the Susan B. Anthony List announced that Facebook blocked two of its ads from running — another intervention that protects Democrat candidate Joe Biden from negative attention, just days after the platform suppressed a bombshell New York Post story exposing new potential links between the Biden family and the Ukrainian energy company Burisma.
In a further tweet, the SBA List posted the video ad that Facebook had censored.
“Facebook has rejected two of our video ads in battleground states