Facebook Censored Pro-American Children’s Books – Daily Signal

Facebook Censored Pro-American Children’s Books – Daily Signal

Writer, commentator, and editor Bethany Mandel only wanted to provide alternatives to the woke books being provided to children in school. So she was shocked when Facebook took down her page advertising such alternatives due to “disruptive content.”

“There was no warning,” Mandel says of Facebook’s action. “They told us that our ads were low quality or disruptive content, but they never actually defined what about them was low quality and disruptive content. … This is a wholesome new children’s book [series] that you can buy for your children for Christmas. It couldn’t have gotten less dangerous and more innocuous than our ads. We’re literally just selling children’s books.”

Mandel joins “The Daily Signal Podcast” to discuss how Facebook censored her, and the importance of having alternatives to the left’s woke education materials.

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  • Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, says he will not willingly appear before the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.

Listen the podcast below or read the lightly edited transcript:

Doug Blair: Our guest today is Bethany Mandel, a contributing writer for Deseret News, editor at Ricochet.com, editor of the children’s book series “Heroes of Liberty,” as well as a proud homeschool mom. Bethany, welcome to the show.

Bethany Mandel: Thank you so much for having me. I really appreciate it.

Blair: Of course. We wanted to have you on today to talk about a controversy surrounding that book series that we mentioned at the top, “Heroes of Liberty,” and some censorship from massive social media platform Facebook. For our listeners who haven’t heard about this story, would you be able to give us a rundown?

Mandel: Yeah, absolutely. So, we have a really wonderful wholesome children’s book series called “Heroes of Liberty,” and the books that we have out now are about [former President] Ronald Reagan and [Justice] Amy Coney Barrett and [economist] Thomas Sowell.

We were running some Facebook ads, as you do when you have a small business and you’re trying to make money. And in the days leading up to Christmas, we got a message from Facebook that we were in violation of their policies and guidelines.

And we received a warning and we responded to the warning and asked, “How exactly are we in contempt of your rules?” And then we received another message back, “All right, that was your last strike. You’re done. You’re cut off from the platform forever.”

So we weren’t able to access to post additional posts on our Facebook and our Instagram. And we weren’t able to run ads anymore. So in the lead-up to Christmas, that’s a really big deal …….

Source: https://www.dailysignal.com/2022/01/11/facebook-censors-pro-american-childrens-books-as-disruptive-content/