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Why We Must Take a Firm Stand Against Facebook Labeling PragerU as Fake News – Steve Strang

May 30, 2020 Why We Must Take a Firm Stand Against Facebook Labeling PragerU as Fake News

(PragerU)Facebook recently censored PragerU, labeling it “fake news” and limiting its reach even among its own audience. This is a very serious issue, especially as the presidential election gets nearer. As Christians, we must speak out against this unjust censorship.

You may know that PragerU is a nonprofit organization that helps millions understand the values that shape America. It provides millions of Americans and people around the world with the intellectual ammunition they need to advocate for limited government, individual responsibility and economic freedom. Thus far, PragerU has garnered over 3 billion views as it offers resources to the public.

I admire PragerU greatly and have interviewed its founder, Dennis Prager, several times. I’ve also had the privilege of being on Prager’s popular program in Los Angeles, where we talked about a book I wrote called Trump Aftershock. We also discussed the discrimination against Christians in our culture. Prager, an Orthodox Jew, has often been a vocal advocate for Christians because he sees clearly the attack against our country’s Judeo-Christian values.

Charisma News previously reported that Facebook has now joined that attack by labeling PragerU’s content as false news. The controversy began after Facebook censored a video PragerU posted titled “Remember This Starving Polar Bear?” In the video, PragerU exposes how climate change activists on the left have misled people by using images of starving polar bears. PragerU pointed out the photographer who took the photo in question later admitted her picture was misleading.

“Perhaps we made a mistake in not telling the full story—that we were looking for a picture that foretold the future and that we didn’t know what had happened to this particular bear,” the photographer said at the time.

And yet, despite this confession, Facebook labeled PragerU’s video as false news. Facebook’s “independent fact-checkers” referred to a review of the … read more 

Why You Should Take a Firm Stand Against Facebook Labeling PragerU as Fake News20 Minutes – May 29th 2020Facebook recently censored PragerU, labeling it “fake news” and limiting its reach even among its own audience. Listen as host Stephen Strang shares his own story of censorship and how this is becoming more common with Christian and Conservative voices on social media platforms. Find out more about how you can stand with PragerU.Listen Now
 
  
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Steve Martin

STEVE & LAURIE MARTIN - LOVE FOR HIS PEOPLE FOUNDERS My good wife Laurie and I (43 years in October 2020!), through the ministry of Love For His People we founded in 2010, give love and support for our friends in Israel and in other nations with friendship, humanitarian aid, and social media support, along with Steve's NOW THINK ON THIS messages, and our Ahava Adventures annual trips to Israel. Steve has also authored and published 29 books. We live in the Charlotte, NC area, along with four adult children, spouses, and eight grandkids.

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