Claim: social media giant ignored harassment, threats

Thursday, March 22, 2018
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Facebook image thumbs downHomosexual activists and their allies continue to weaponize social media to go after anyone who doesn't endorse their sin and lifestyle choices.

"Brenda" [not her real name], a legal assistant in Georgia, contacted OneNewsNow to tell her story of online bullying on Facebook. The harassment began, she says, after she offered to help a domestic abuse victim named Melissa. A second woman named Paula was helping Melissa, too, but demanded to know Brenda's views on homosexuality since Paula has a homosexual son.

Unashamed of her biblical views, Brenda called it a sinful act. And then the harassment began – and never stopped, she says. 

"That is when Paula began to block me from everything. She then began to stalk me on social media," says Brenda. "On Facebook, she started copying and pasting things that I was posting on other sites."

Brenda tried to get help from Facebook, without success, by reporting Paula's actions again and again.

Even after blocking the page, she says, the harassment continued and Facebook took no action. 

wedding rings on Bible 620x300Paula, it's alleged, has a bullying crowd of homosexual allies that joined her cause – supposedly in the name of tolerane. 

The claims don't end there. The women's shelter is operated by Bruce Dutton, a Christian who also holds to a biblical view on marriage.

He tells OneNewsNow that he started getting threats from Paula, too, who made accusations against him that were serious enough to derail his life and his livelihood. They were also lies, he insists, including claims of an affair with the battered woman, Melissa. 

"It's just very scary," he says, "because we've been able to have an open facility and provide help to people, and now that's been jeopardized..."

Brenda and Dutton both contacted Pastor Rich Penkoski who, as reported on OneNewsNow, has endured repeated threats and harassment from homosexual activists.

Penkoski once commented on social media that he didn't want the "rainbow flag" symbol on his church's website, a statement that got the attention of homosexual activist George Takei, the former "Star Trek" actor. Tens of thousands of homosexual activists bombarded the website with the rainbow emoji.

But that petty harassment is child's play, says Penkoski, compared to actual death threats to him and his family that included a stalker showing up at their home and a convicted sex offender threatening to take his children.

The pastor tells OneNewsNow that he was already familiar with Paula before he ever heard from Brenda and Dutton. She and others found his home address and his cell phone number, and published both, he says.

natural marriageHe says he sought and got a restraining order against Paula that was signed March 19 by a judge.

Like Brenda, Penkoski had been reporting Paula to Facebook and describing the stalking and threats.

"We reported this woman to them specifically. Specifically. This woman. Her fake profiles, ID's and links," he says. "They stole a deceased lawyer's photograph and her biography, and created a Facebook profile for this dead woman. And Facebook says it does not violate their terms of service."

Contacted by OneNewsNow, a Facebook spokesman said only that no bias exists although Brenda, Dutton and Penkoski contend their fight to punish Paula proves otherwise.

"Why is it that Christians – the rules don't seem to apply to the LGBT activists?" Penkoski asks. "And this is a consistent theme we've seen. No matter what, they always have an excuse to protect them."

5/16/2018 - "Brenda's" real name removed from this story after she reported receiving online harassment and threats from homosexual activists.


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