90 Miles From Tyranny : GoFundMe Yanks Page Run by Virginia Parents Fighting Woke Curriculum

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

GoFundMe Yanks Page Run by Virginia Parents Fighting Woke Curriculum

Progressives in Loudoun County pushed to have the fundraiser shut down

GoFundMe bowed to pressure from progressive activists and deactivated a fundraiser affiliated with a group of Virginia parents fighting the infusion of critical race theory in Loudoun County Public Schools.

Scott Mineo created his GoFundMe in mid-March after a members of a private Facebook group called Anti-Racist Parents of Loudoun County launched an intimidation campaign against a number of parent groups, including his Parents Against Critical Theory. The group compiled a list of parents, identified their spouses and employers, and called for members to find ways to shut down their websites, the Daily Wire reported.

GoFundMe did not specify which term of service Mineo’s page violated. Like other online platforms, GoFundMe can remove any user posts that it deems "in its sole discretion to be unacceptable," according to its user guidelines. GoFundMe did not respond to the Washington Free Beacon’s request for comment in time for publication.

GoFundMe is the latest tech company to censor users whose speech does not conform with progressive orthodoxy. In February, Amazon cited its hate speech policy as justification for banning a conservative scholar’s book on gender dysphoria.

Mineo’s page had raised nearly $4,000 by March 22 when former Loudoun County School Board Equity Committee member Charlotte McConnell urged current committee members and the school board to report the page. Three days later, GoFundMe informed Mineo via email that his fundraiser was taken down because it constituted...

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JG said...

I once lived in Loudoun County between 1996 and 2005. I found that the school system although it was considered one of the best in Virginia and the nation had major problems. My sons were in middle school and graduated High School. Me and my wife found that they were being taught improperly. We went to the teachers, the admin, and the school board with no success. We ended up tutoring both in all classes to teach them right. Both sons learned via us. I am sure the schools are worse now as we left Virginia in 2006.

Tewshooz said...

Effen leftists. Don't agree with them and they shut you down. Freedom, my ass.