Texas Supreme Court says Facebook can be sued for facilitating sex trafficking

If Facebook continues to allow sex traffickers to use its platform to recruit victims, then members of the public are free to sue the tech giant, the Supreme Court of Texas has ruled.

Social media is not a “lawless no-man’s land,” the Court decided, siding with prosecutors that Facebook is being negligent by failing to do more to stop sex traffickers from using its platform to commit sex crimes.

“We do not understand Section 230 to ‘create a lawless no-man’s-land on the Internet’ in which states are powerless to impose liability on websites that knowingly or intentionally participate in the evil of online human trafficking,” the Court’s majority declared.

As we reported, Facebook is a hotbed of criminal activity for sex perverts, as is Twitter. In fact, the consortium of social media is a cesspool of pedophilia and other human rights violations.

For many years, Silicon Valley has argued that it has no obligation or legal right to police content – unless, of course, it supports conservative causes – because of the Communications Decency Act (CDA).

That is now being challenged, however, as the justice system is finally catching up to the machinations of Big Tech, which involves actively policing political content while sanctioning sex crimes against minors.

“Holding internet platforms accountable for words or actions of their users is one thing, and the federal precedent uniformly dictates that section 230 does not allow it,” the Texas Supreme Court further ruled.

“Holding internet platforms accountable for their own misdeeds is quite another thing. This is particularly the case for human trafficking.”

You can read the full court ruling at this link.

Facebook says it’s looking into “next steps” for how to proceed as a company now that sex trafficking victims can sue



Texas man who famously waited hours to vote in Democratic primary faces up to 40yrs in prison for illegal voting

A man hailed by mainstream media outlets for standing in line for six hours to cast his ballot in last year’s Democratic primary has been arrested for voting illegally. He faces up to 40 years in prison if convicted.

Hervis Rogers, 62, was a felon on parole at the time he voted in the November 2018 general election and the March 2020 Democratic primary, according to a two-count indictment by Texas prosecutors. His arrest set off a storm of criticism from the ACLU, anti-incarceration activists, and left-wing pundits, who claimed that it was unjust and racist, since Rogers is black.

Having a Democratic voter who went viral for his determination turn out to be a felon voting illegally is rather controversial for a party that has fought against claims of illegalities surrounding the 2020 vote. Some have argued that the prosecution of Rogers is another attempt by Republicans to disenfranchise non-white voters.

“This is a voter-suppression prosecution, pure and simple, a poster child for Jim Crow 2.0,” the Texas AFL-CIO union group said. “Unfortunately, it confirms that Texas’ shameful legacy of disenfranchisement is alive and well and desperately needs fixing.”

Rogers was hailed for waiting in line more than six hours to vote on Super Tuesday 2020, reportedly casting the last ballot at a Houston polling site after 1am local time. National media outlets such as USA Today picked up the story, quoting him as saying, “I wanted to get my vote in to voice my opinion. I wasn’t going to let anything stop me, so I waited it out.” The local NPR affiliate said he voted for Joe Biden.