• Twitter Suspends Proud Boys and Gavin McInnes Before ‘Unite the Right' Rally Begins

    7 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Twitter has permanently suspended the “Proud Boys,” as well as the right-wing group's ringleader, Vice co-founder Gavin McInnes, on Friday, the company confirmed to TheWrap.
    The suspensions were for violating Twitter's policy against “violent extremist groups,” a Twitter representative told TheWrap. The “zero-tolerance policy” prohibits, among other things, accounts that “engaged in, or currently engage in, violence as a means to further their cause.”
    BuzzFeed News was first to report the story.
    The move comes as the “Unite the Right” rally is set to start in Washington, D.C. on Friday...
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