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Kamala Harris Hints at Government Censorship of Social Media

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Kamala Harris recently declared that her administration would hold social media platforms “accountable” for “hate”.

At an event in Detroit, she laid out her plan to combat domestic terrorism.

During the Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner at the Detroit NAACP, Harris said “We will hold social media platforms accountable for the hate infiltrating their platforms, because they have a responsibility to help fight against this threat to our democracy.”

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Alleged cases of “online extremism” have become the focus for lawmakers on the Left in recent months.

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According to The Hill, they argue that white supremacist shooters “used social media platforms to amplify their messages before attacking places of worship in recent months.”

Harris drew attention to a series of attacks on minorities during her speech, mentioning the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, the mosque bombing in Minnesota, and a recent case of three black churches being set on fire in Louisiana.

The California Senator declared that “2018 was the deadliest year on record for domestic terrorism since the Oklahoma City bombing more than 20 years ago, and I’m telling you, we can’t feed it, I’m telling you I won’t ignore it, I won’t tolerate it.”

She vowed to double the civil rights division of the Department of Justice, then she shifted her focus to social media platforms.

Harris declared, “If you profit off of hate, if you act as a megaphone for misinformation or cyber warfare, if you don’t police your platforms, we are going to hold you accountable,”

During the Christchurch, New Zealand massacre, the murderer livestreamed his mosque attacks on Facebook, which drew considerable outrage.

The incident re-ignited calls for more control over social media platforms.

Last week, Facebook announced that it had banned a batch of high-profile figures who they had deemed “dangerous” for spreading hateful and fear-mongering messages. The banned individuals included conspiracy theorist Laura Loomer, right-wing media personality Alex Jones, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and others.

Shortly after Facebook announced the bans, President Trump on Twitter vowed to “monitor the censorship” of conservatives on social media

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MORE BLOOD: 19 Killed in Mexican Gun Fight Connected to El Chapo’s Cartel

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Last weekend, a gun fight between Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s former drug cartel and a rival cartel resulted in the deaths of 19 people in northern Mexico.

The encounter started late on April 3, 2020 when cartel members connected to El Chapo’s Sinaloa cartel were caught in a gun fight with drug traffickers from the Juarez cartel and other criminal syndicates in the state of Chihuahua, according to Mexican police reports.

The following day, authorities discovered 18 bodies at the scene of the violent exchange in the town of Madera. Another man that was wounded died shortly in a hospital, according to law enforcement sources.

Mexican soldiers were sent to the area and discovered several weapons, which included two grenades.

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Back in January 2019, a Brooklyn federal judge sentenced El Chapo to life in prison.

Since El Chapo’s sentence, there has been an enormous power vacuum in Mexico’s Drug War, as numerous cartels vie for power after El Chapo left the picture.

Mexico’s government has proven to be incompetent on the matter of public security so cartels will continue to have their way in the country.

For that reason, the U.S. should proactively seal off its border and restrict migration from Mexico.

Not taking action on border security will only leave America susceptible to Mexico’s problems, which will only spillover to the U.S. if the borders remain porous.

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