Knitting site bans support of Trump, claims support of president ‘undeniably support for white supremacy’

Conservative Firing Line | 6/23/2019 | Staff
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It seems that not even knitting is free from politics. On Sunday, the knitting website Ravelry announced to its user base that it was banning “support of Donald Trump and his administration,” falsely claiming that support of the president and his administration is “undeniably support for white supremacy.”

According to the site:

THIS - INCLUDES - SUPPORT - IN - THE

THIS INCLUDES SUPPORT IN THE FORM OF FORUM POSTS, PROJECTS, PATTERNS, PROFILES, AND ALL OTHER CONTENT. NOTE THAT YOUR PROJECT DATA WILL NEVER BE DELETED. WE WILL NEVER DELETE YOUR RAVELRY PROJECT DATA FOR ANY REASON AND IF A PROJECT NEEDS TO BE REMOVED FROM THE SITE, WE WILL MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE ACCESS TO YOUR DATA. IF YOU ARE PERMANENTLY BANNED FROM RAVELRY, YOU WILL STILL BE ABLE TO ACCESS ANY PATTERNS THAT YOU PURCHASED. ALSO, WE WILL MAKE SURE THAT YOU RECEIVE A COPY OF YOUR DATA.

“We cannot provide a space that is inclusive of all and also allow support for open white supremacy,” the site adds. “Support of the Trump administration is undeniably support for white supremacy.”

Sounds a bit hypocritical to us.

The site added:

Fact - Administration

You can still participate if you do in fact support the administration, you just can’t talk about it here.

We are not endorsing the Democrats nor banning Republicans.

Politics - Hate - Groups - Intolerance - Types

We are definitely not banning conservative politics. Hate groups and intolerance are different from other types of...
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