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The Facebook censorship controversy continues to heat up, as Conservative columnist and media figure Todd Starnes penned an op-ed for Fox News describing his experience with censorship from Facebook.

Starnes writes that the following post, from 2013, was removed by Facebook.

"I'm about as politically incorrect as you can get. I'm wearing an NRA ball cap, eating a Chick-fil-A sandwich, reading a Paula Deen cookbook and sipping a 20-ounce sweet tea while sitting in my Cracker Barrel rocking chair with the Gaither Vocal Band singing 'Jesus Saves' on the stereo and a Gideon's Bible in my pocket. Yes sir, I'm politically incorrect and happy as a June bug."

That post was removed for violating Facebook’s “Community Standards.” Among those standards are bans on “nudity, bullying, harassment, graphic content, pornography and spam.”

But phrases that don’t violated those standards? 

Here’s what Starnes found:

Among the sites I found just this morning:

“F*** Donald Trump”

“F*** Sarah Palin Hoe A** B****

“Tea Party Can Kiss My A**”

“Rush Limbaugh is an Abject A******”

Such content is permitted, yet Mr. Starnes was not allowed to post a daily Bible verse on his Facebook page once the censors were through with him.

Mark Zuckerberg will be meeting with several conservatives this week to clear the air on this censorship controversy and describe how he will take steps to ensure “Facebook stands for giving everyone a voice.”  

Read Mr. Starnes’ full op-ed at Fox News.

Chris Pandolfo is a writer for the CR Wire. He holds a B.A. in Politics and Economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are Conservative Political Philosophy, the American Founding, and Progressive Rock. He needs to read more, tweet book recommendations @cpandolfo2128.

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