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North Carolina: Facebook Restores Evangelist Franklin Graham’s Page After 24-Hour Ban
Evangelist Franklin Graham CBN Interview

It was a mistake to ban Franklin Graham over a 2016 post he made on the site, and a mistake to have taken down the post, the Facebook spokesperson said. | Image courtesy: cbn.com

A member of Facebook’s content review team — the team has 15,000 members — had mistakenly decided the 2016 post from Evangelist Franklin Graham violated Facebook’s policy that bans “dehumanizing language” and excluding people based on sexual orientation, race and other factors, according to the spokesperson and Facebook’s written policy.

Facebook has restored the 2016 post and will apologize in a note to the administrator of Graham’s Facebook page, according to the Facebook spokesperson, who agreed to speak only on background, meaning without the spokesperson’s name.

Graham’s 2016 post focused on singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen canceling a North Carolina concert because of House Bill 2.

“He says the NC law #HB2 to prevent men from being able to use women’s restrooms and locker rooms is going ‘backwards instead of forwards,’” Graham said in his 2016 post, referring to Springsteen. “Well, to be honest, we need to go back! Back to God. Back to respecting and honoring His commands.” |  Read the full story…. charlotteobserver.com

 

 

Franklin Graham discusses his Facebook Ban with Fox News

Franklin Graham discusses his temporary Facebook ban with Fox News. | Image courtesy: foxnews.com

Franklin Graham: I thank Facebook for their apology and I accept it. All truth is in the Lord Jesus Christ, who is “the Way, the Truth, and the Life.” I would encourage all Christians—as well as Facebook—to stand on God’s Word and His truth. | See post on Facebook here…

 

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