Facebook Chief Vows to Eliminate “Hate Speech”
“Facebook has launched a new initiative to crack down on hate speech and online extremism amid the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe, the company announced Monday. The Online Civil Courage Initiative aims to empower users to effectively fight extremist views,” Mashable wrote.
“Last August, Germany’s minister of justice called on Facebook to remove racist posts targeting asylum seekers; three months later, prosecutors opened a criminal investigation on the suspicion that Facebook failed to take down a wave of anti-immigrant posts on the social network, inciting racial hatred.”
Byron York: Questions for Chris Christie on Immigration
“Say there are four finalists in the Republican presidential campaign: Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and Chris Christie. The first, Trump, has the most controversial and far-reaching immigration proposal in the race. The second and third candidates, Cruz and Rubio, have sparred at length over the issue. But what about the fourth candidate, Chris Christie?” says Byron York.
Rubio Tacks Back and Forth on Immigration
“Sen. Marco Rubio says people who immigrated to the U.S. illegally but haven’t committed any major crimes could be allowed to stay. In an interview airing Sunday on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press,’ the Florida contender for the Republican presidential nomination said felons shouldn’t be allowed to stay, but those who commit lesser crimes could still qualify. In this interview, he didn’t specify whether those allowed to stay would ever be able to become citizens,” Politico wrote.
Cruz Says Trump Should Have Fought Gang of 8 Bill
“Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz launched one of his toughest attacks yet against fellow contender Donald Trump in New Hampshire Monday night, accusing the billionaire real estate developer of being ‘nowhere to be found’ during the debate in Congress over whether to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants,” Fox News reports.