Right now we focus on a Show-Me State connection to a controversy that's resonating across the world.
More importantly, the Internets beef offers a glimpse at political push back against tech giants . . .
MISSOURI AG ERIC SCHMITT VOWS TO INVESTIGATE GOFUNDME AFTER DONATIONS TO CANADIAN TRUCKERS WERE SHUT DOWN!!!
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Missouri's Eric Schmitt similarly accused GoFundMe of trying to silence the Freedom Convoy, which has captured media attention for its resistance to coronavirus-related restrictions.
"Today, my Office officially launched an investigation into GoFundMe’s actions to silence the Freedom Convoy. Earlier this afternoon, my Office sent a civil investigative demand to GoFundMe to get to the bottom of why the Freedom Convoy’s fundraiser was removed from the platform and why funds were not immediately refunded to contributors or given to the fundraiser’s organizer," he said in a statement to Fox News Digital Wednesday.
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The attorneys general of Missouri and Texas have announced that they are investigating GoFundMe for shutting down a fundraiser for the "Freedom Convoy" of truckers in Canada. "GoFundMe's response to an anti-mandate, pro-liberty movement should ring alarm bells to anyone using the donation platform and, more broadly, any American wanting to protect their constitutional rights," said Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in a press release Wednesday.