“Video platform Vimeo has deleted the account of the American Family Association (AFA), characterizing the pro-family organization as a hate group.
According to a report by OneNewsNow.com, which is affiliated with AFA, ‘Vimeo told the American Family Association (AFA) it will not host an account if the owner is a member of a terror or hate group.’
‘In recent weeks they’ve taken action against our account,’ AFA president Walker Wildmon recounted. ‘They’ve officially shut down American Family Association’s video account with no in-depth explanation and no recourse, no way to defend our credibility.’
‘Vimeo’s done great harm to American Family Association by limiting our free speech and basically targeting us based on our religious beliefs,’ he added.
Vimeo’s actions, Wildmon explained, were ‘based on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s reckless labeling of AFA.’ The far-left Southern Poverty Law Center had categorized AFA as a hate group…
Vimeo is not the only large company basing its decisions on campaigns of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
‘Amazon has excluded SPLC-accused ‘hate groups’ from its charity platform,’ PJ Media wrote. ‘Apple has partnered with the SPLC in fighting ‘hate.’ Hyatt Hotels has blacklisted SPLC-accused ‘hate groups,’ as has the event-hosting platform Eventbrite.’
In 2019, major newspapers, including The New York Times, ‘repeated SPLC talking points and successfully pressured Mar-a-Lago to cancel a gala with the conservative group ACT for America.’…
Several major social media platforms have used their position of power to censor positions they disagree with.
On Monday, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that he considers protests against regional stay-at-home orders, which are frequently planned via Facebook, to be ‘harmful misinformation’ that must be deleted…
LifeSiteNews’s own Twitter account was locked after tweeting a link to a piece referring to a transgender activist by his real name, Jonathan Yaniv.
While Twitter didn’t explain which rule the tweet supposedly violated, the social media giant declared earlier last year that ‘misgendering’ someone, which means referring to individuals by their actual sex instead of what they call their ‘gender identity,’ automatically constitutes ‘hateful conduct.'”