Christian Mom Says Facebook is Censoring Her Page

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March 19, 2017Mar 19, 2017

A Christian homeschool mom says her Facebook page was suspended over posts she made on what the Bible says about homosexuality and sin.

According to The Christian Post, Facebook apologized for what they called an “error” in mistakenly closing down her page, but seemingly did not end the censorship.

Elizabeth Johnston, the author of “The Activist Mommy,” told CBN News that “people are contacting me saying, ‘I cannot access your page at all—my app shuts down when I click on your page.’ They say, ‘I cannot share your page—there are no share buttons on your videos’ or ‘I cannot like your page—when I like your page and I go back the next day it is unliked,’” she said.

In response, Facebook said a representative is working with Johnston to address the issue.

“We are actively looking into the issues that have been raised,” the spokesperson told CBN News. “Facebook is a platform for all ideas—we want people of all different perspectives and viewpoints to feel welcome to share their thoughts on Facebook.”

Whether Facebook is censoring the posts of Christians and conservatives is a hot topic, one that Johnston is convinced should draw more attention, possibly leading to a congressional hearing.

Mark Zuckerberg met with conservative leaders last year who urged the Facebook CEO to make the social media giant more accessible to conservative ideas. They noted that oftentimes the most trending topics make no mention of conservative issues.

In response, Zuckerberg said he doesn’t want to “suppress political content or prevent anyone from seeing matters most important to them.”

When The Christian Post tried recently to access Johnston’s page, it seemed to be working.

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