We spend the full hour of today’s broadcast examining the ever-growing threat to free speech on the major digital platforms of today. Who controls content? When is a company a monopoly? Does the government have a role to play in keeping the availability of these platforms open to everyone? Come with your questions as we examine this 21st century threat to free speech.
How would you respond if a major tech giant censored your books because of your worldview? Is this a foretaste of something even bigger – where the Gospel itself will be found so offensive as to be rendered ‘hate speech?’ Hear one man’s story of discrimination and bigotry and how he responded to this new threat to free speech.
Craig Parshall is a senior legal counsel to Washington-based groups, including the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), where he focuses on free speech and religious liberty issues. He is also the founding Director of the John Milton Project for Free Speech, and is a leading strategist on matters of free speech on the Internet. Craig is also a columnist and a New York Times best-selling fiction author.
Joe Dallas is an author, conference speaker, and ordained pastoral counselor. He directs a Biblical counseling ministry for those dealing with sexual and relational problems, and with their families as well. He received his Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling from Vision University, San Diego, CA and is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. He is also the author of the daily blog Joe Dallas Online.