YouTube blocks ad with ‘Christian’ keyword, labels it ‘unacceptable content’

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The Christian Post. The founder of an organization that serves military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder says that Google-owned YouTube barred him from running an advertisement that used “Christian” as a keyword but allowed him to run the same ad using “Muslim” as a keyword. 

Chad Robichaux, a former Marine and professional mixed martial arts fighter who founded the Mighty Oaks Foundationcomplained on Twitter Tuesday about what he considered to be a “clear bias” shown by the video streaming platform.

“We ran a YouTube ad for our veterans ministry outreach for those in need & it was denied for the word ‘Christian.’ Insane!” Robichaux wrote in a tweet. 

Censorship should terrify every American; conservative or liberal, Christian or Muslim. This bias is a dangerous course for America.”

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