Conservatives took to Twitter in a recent public release of Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Rachel Levine calling on big tech companies to censor “misinformation” about children’s “gender-affirming care” on the internet. criticized the video.
Levine, a transgender woman, issued a statement in May, but the video received renewed attention on Twitter shortly after Christmas. A prominent Twitter user of hers expressed horror that government officials are calling on tech companies to censor their content, claiming that gender-affirming care for young people is of “positive value.”
In a Zoom speech to the New Orleans Union of State Medical Boards on May 27, Dr. Levine spoke of the government’s need to “directly address health misinformation” and to address health issues “beyond COVID-19.” Clarified including encouraging Big Tech to combat misinformation. .”
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The doctor said, “So I want to briefly talk about another area of serious misinformation that is directly impacting health equity in our country: health equity for sexual and gender minorities. We care for transgender and gender diverse individuals.”
Levine then claimed that the country “is facing an onslaught of anti-LGBTQI+ behavior at the state level across the country,” adding, “They are dangerous to public health.”
Levine continued, “The positive value of gender-affirming care for young people and adults is not in the scientific or medical debate.
Officials called for technology censorship to quell controversy on the subject, saying, “And we use the voices of clinicians to collectively help tech companies create a healthier, cleaner information environment.” We need to be assertive,” he added.
Critics of online censorship and encouraging gender reassignment in children ripped the video on Twitter.
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Rod Dreyer, senior editor of the American Conservative Party, suggested that Levine was a fascist, tweeting, “When fascism comes to America, it will pretend to be health and safety.”
Terry Schilling, a Lincoln Fellow at the Claremont Institute, argued that Levine’s remarks were worse than communist propaganda. “Even the communists didn’t promote evil in this way. At least they lied to make themselves look more competent. Why should they shut down?”
After watching the clip, Christian pastor Timothy Alden said, “Evil is an understatement.”
Conservative journalist Ian Miles Chong tweeted, “Criticizing Rachel Levine on other social media platforms is not allowed.Prohibited.”
In another tweet, he added, “America is in trouble.”
“Advice: what governments call ‘misinformation’ can generally be called ‘information,'” advises Connor Boyac, president of the Libertas Institute.
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Ohio Republican Rep. Warren Davidson offered his supporters a biology refresher and spoke out against Levine. He tweeted, “The Admiral claims the ‘necessity’ of the Ministry of Truth. To deny this: xy ≠ xx. Reproduction requires a male and a female. All eggs are x. Sperm is y or x.At conception (except in very rare cases), the baby human is xy (male) or xx (female).Nothing changes reality.Accept science.”