Senator Mike Lee (R-AZ) asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during Tuesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing why it took the social media platform two weeks to correct the bogus censorship of a pro-life advertisement correctly calling out Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris’ (D-CA) pro-abortion stances.
“Facebook relied on a third-party fact checker’s assessment to ban two advertisements from Facebook for, ‘partly false information.’ Now, both of these advertisements were factual in nature,” said Lee during the committee hearing.
“They revealed that Joe Biden’s and Kamala Harris’ views on late-term abortions,” continued Lee. “Joe Biden has stated that he won’t accept any restrictions on abortion, and senator Harris’ views are such that she voted against requiring care for a child born alive during a botched abortion.”
“The very next day, the third-party fact checker issued a statement retracting the assessment, and retracting it as erroneous,” the senator added. “However, it stunningly