When Facebook removed a piece of "hate speech" from its platform, it raised quite a few eyebrows. The reason? It was part of the Declaration of Independence.
A Texas newspaper, The Liberty County Vindicator, was sharing the historical document in "small bites" to make it a "little easier to digest" for readers leading up to July 4. Everything was going fine until the paper's 10th post, which included this passage from Thomas Jefferson on King George III's abuses against the colonies:
“He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages, whose known rule of warfare, is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions.” Read more...More about Facebook, Censorship, Thomas Jefferson, Tech, and Big Tech Companies