Online payment processing company PayPal says it has ended its relationship with Christian crowdfunding site GiveSendGo after PayPal asked the site to take down campaigns raising money for supporters of President Donald Trump arrested during last week’s riot at the United States Capitol.
GiveSendGo told Bloomberg News that the situation was a “breakup.” PayPal sent a message to GiveSendGo’s administrative team requesting that they remove specific campaigns that violated PayPal’s terms of service. The company instead opted to end its relationship with PayPal.
“GiveSendGo founder Jacob Wells said in an email the site opted to shut down its PayPal account after the payments giant contacted it about ‘certain campaigns’ the company ‘wanted to censor,’” Bloomberg reported.
“We told them on a phone call, we disagreed with their stance but we would take those campaigns down,” Wells told the outlet. “After discussing it with our team we decided to stop using PayPal. We broke up first.”
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