Facebook blocks funding for pro-life movie

Makers describe film as “the real untold story of how people lied; how the media lied; and how the courts were manipulated to pass a law that has since killed over 60 million Americans"

A crowdfunding site for a theatrical drama in production that promises to tell the “true story” of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that established a “right” to abortion has been blocked by Facebook. The movie’s producer, Nick Loeb, told WND the content of the pro-life movie, which exposes Planned Parenthood’s roots in the eugenics movement, clearly is the reason for … [Read more...]

Facebook blames glitch for pulling plug on Catholic pages

Triggered by spam filter

The following comes from an AP story published July 19 in USA Today. See July 18 story in California Catholic Daily. Facebook is blaming a technical glitch for knocking several Catholic-focused Facebook pages with millions of followers offline for more than a day. Catholic radio station Relevant Radio reported that its page "Father Rocky" stopped appearing on Monday … [Read more...]

More than 20 Catholic pages blocked from Facebook

Most from Brazil

The following comes from a July 18 story on the Catholic News Agency website. In the last 24 hours more than twenty Catholic pages, some with millions of followers, have been blocked by Facebook for unknown reasons. Of the known affected pages, 21 are based in Brazil, and four are English-language pages, with administrators in the U.S. and Africa. Most of the blocked … [Read more...]

Downey priest suspended from Facebook for post about Islam

Fr. John Higgins, pastor of St. Raymond Parish, was kicked off Facebook for a week after providing historical context to Islamist terror

Facebook temporarily suspended the account of Catholic priest Fr. John Higgins in response to a post he made about the history of Islam. Here’s the offending post: “There are peaceful and good Muslim people,” his post reads in part. “And then there are the Islamists who are defended by the ignorant who refuse to learn history.” He made his comment on a post on the … [Read more...]

Jesuit school bans criticism of Tim Kaine

Alumni of Brophy College Preparatory silenced on pro-Kaine Facebook post

The following comes from a September 19 Renew America article by Matt C. Abbott: It appears that officials of Brophy College Preparatory, a Jesuit high school in Phoenix, Arizona and part of the California Province of the Society of Jesus, aren't too bothered by "Catholic" Tim Kaine's support for legalized abortion and same-sex "marriage." But they are bothered by an … [Read more...]

Surprise! Facebook blacklists trending topics and conservative news outlets

Social media outlet protected Planned Parenthood during baby parts scandal

The following comes from a May 3 Federalist article: If you’ve ever used Facebook, you’ve noticed the list of trending topics on the vertical navbar along the right side of the page. You may have even clicked one or two of them to see what’s happening or why the topic is trending. What you probably didn’t know is that Facebook apparently blacklists certain topics from … [Read more...]

This part of Calif. is pro-life

El Centro turns out against Planned Parenthood clinic

The following comes from Facebook postings on Feb. 24. 8:57 am ECRMC BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING TODAY AT THE HOSPITAL Please join us at 5:00 PM!! We appreciate all of you who are patiently but passionately waiting to hear the news about where to be today and we can confirm that the agenda is posted and the meeting will be at the hospital! Please join us in the dirt parking … [Read more...]

A referral not enough

Bay Area photographers shut down business after gay harassment

The following comes from a Nov. 18 story on Christian News. A San Rafael couple has decided to shutter their photography business rather than be forced to shoot same-sex “wedding” ceremonies. Nang and Chris Mai operate Urloved Photography–that is, until recently, when the couple announced that it was discontinuing its business due to harassment from homosexual advocates … [Read more...]

Apple and Facebook – the egg freezers

You don’t have to stop your career

The following comes from an Oct. 17 story on the website of the Catholic News Agency. Tech giants’ new policies offering egg freezing options as a work benefit overlook the technique’s “highly problematic” failure rates and risks to potential children, says a leading ethicist in the field. “What the rationale seems to be is you don’t have to stop your career to have your … [Read more...]