The Catholic League is not letting Big Tech censorship happen without a fight.
President Bill Donahue declared on Monday that the shutdown of Parler was “the most serious assault on freedom of speech we have ever seen by private companies in American history.”
Apple and Google removed the app from their app stores and Amazon took it off their servers over the weekend, claiming that posts encouraging violence were not being removed from the site.
Donahue said that the platforms are silencing “conservative voices in general” rather than those that promote violence.
He defended President Donald Trump, saying that he didn’t incite the Capitol riot and that the legal standard for incitement requires very explicit words calling for violence.
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