You Believe Twitter Supports Free Speech

TWITTER CENSORS PRO-GUN ACTIVIST
BUT NOT DEATH THREATS AGAINST HER

Conservative activist Kaitlin Bennett, grassroots director of Liberty Hangout and recent Kent State University graduate, attracted controversy when she posted a picture of herself on social media sporting her graduation attire and one of those scary “black rifles,” in this case an AR-10. But when she followed this up with a picture on Twitter holding two pistols, captioned, “If I had a pistol for every gender there is,” the social media site suspended her account for “violating our rules against abusive behavior.”
Did Twitter also suspend the accounts of the users who tweeted death threats to her or encouraged her to kill herself? Not so much, according to NewsBusters: Messages such as “Take that gun off your hip, put it to your head, then squeeze,” failed to generate any punishment.
Given the asymmetry of Twitter's response, it's hard to see this as a corporation that supposedly supports free speech taking a political side. Bennett wasn't harassing anyone, but those who harassed her were given free rein to do so.
The young activist asked followers on Facebook to “let the world know Twitter does not welcome Conservatives on their platform.”

From an article in the NRA's America's 1st Freedom magazine.

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