Tag: Facebook

U.S. Senate candidate banned from Facebook for AR-15 giveaway

By Michael Layer JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Austin Petersen, a candidate for U.S. Senate, has lost access to his Facebook account after he attempted to give away an AR-15 on his personal account last Friday as a part of his campaign for the office. Since Facebook policies prohibit “The purchase, sale or trade of firearms, ammunition, and explosives between private individuals,” Facebook prevented him from having access to his account for 30 days and his […]

Chappelle-Nadal apologizes to President Trump

FERGUSON, Mo. – State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal made a public statement at Wellspring United Methodist Church today to apologize to the public, the Missouri Legislature, and President Donald Trump and his family for her remarks on Facebook Thursday saying she hoped he would be assassinated. “Today, I attended a wonderful service here at Wellspring, and the title of the service was ‘I stand accused’. And I do, rightfully, because I made a mistake. And you […]

Chappelle-Nadal not backing down

On the heels of sparking outrage from Republicans and some of her fellow Democrats, Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal (D-University City) turns to the same public forum that got her in trouble in the first place to fire back at her critics. An early morning Facebook post reads as follows: Good Morning! I’d like to thank everyone for your support. Thank you for working against establishment Democrats who don’t care about the everyday working mother. Thank you […]