The USCCA . Censoring. Members

I HAVE TRIED TO GET WHAT EVERYONE HAS SAID TO ME AND THE USCCA IS NOT LETTING ME GET WHAT HAS BEEN SAID TO ME BY THE COMMUNITY AND THE MONITORS ARE DOING THIS and still playing games

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From what I’ve seen posted, seems like some content needs censoring.

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How so?

Doesn’t that act infringe on one’s 1st amendment rights?

Perhaps sensor posts from outside the USA because they don’t have rights to freedom of speech?

Where does it start?

What is the end of it?

Tread lightly…. Just saying.

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No, there is no 1A infringement if a private entity controls what is spread through their private forum.

It’s no different than if Kroger does not allow you to preach your political views in their store, or if you don’t allow someone to put a politician’s hard sign in your front yard that you don’t want there. (not a lawyer, me)

It starts and ends with the 1A not meaning that private entities are unable to exercise control over their content

Or would you rather people be able to post the absolute nastiest porn imaginable to every thread, because free speech and the forum owner cannot stop them?

That said, I don’t know what may be getting censored. There are rules, though, all forums have them.

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IDK. Good question. Sorry to hear that. I have not noticed any post from you that would warrant censoring.

I think the organization does have monitors which can delete posts if they cross the line (are not cool) per se.

I know there is the blocking which we as individual members can block ourselves from seeing posts by certain posters, and vice versa, where they can block us from being seen by them.

Not sure what happed in your case. I enjoyed your posts today.

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This being my first day in this community, and since you asked, you do seem to post a significant volume, at a significant volume, your grammar needs some work, and your responses to others are a bit, shall we say, obnoxious. Or you may be running into a posting limit set by the algorithm, who knows.
My suggestion is to pretend you’re writing a letter to someone. When composing a letter, you are assembling the materials to write with, you have to compose what you’re going to write before putting it to paper, you have to concentrate on legible writing with good grammar, sentence structure, paragraph breaks, etc… All of this to ensure when someone gets your letter, they are engaged enough to read what you have to say, and in turn engage you with the same courtesy, something lacking in our keyboard warrior era.
Think about what you want to post, even if it takes an hour, then relax and write it, proofread it, then send it. If you reply to comments, take the same amount of time, with the thought about how your words are going to be percieved. Knock off the all caps, emoji spam and crazy oooh-rah statements, and you’ll probably have a better go at it.

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Gary343

Gary that was so government . CENSORING YOUR RIGHT TO BE IN THE CLASS OF WARRIORS . SIT ON THE BENCH SIR WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU SIR PLEASE HAVE A ROOT BEER WE ARE DEFINITELY RESPONSIBLE EDC AMERICANS AND WE ARE HAVING A GROW UP DISCUSSION SO KINDERGARTEN IS ON ANOTHER THREAD SIR HAVE ANOTHER ROOT BEER AND TURN IN YOUR EDC AND CARRY A FLASHLIGHT . A a verkappte bag. Snip hunter. Sir Love Bobby Jean sir grow a pair. K can ya do that for us sir :beer::beer::smiling_face_with_three_hearts::parachute::tiger2::feather::feather::broken_heart::white_heart::blue_heart::six::sparkles::sparkles::star_and_crescent::iraq::bangbang::iraq::bangbang::bangbang::bangbang::us::us::us:

I have GRADE. 6, SIR DIS RESPECT IS WRONG BE A MAN AND PLEASE ACT LIKE IT THIS IS NOT KNITTING CLASS SIR CENSORED :face_with_symbols_over_mouth: WTF sir Bobby Jean :tiger2::feather::feather::100::us::us::us::broken_heart::white_heart::blue_heart::star_and_crescent::iraq::100::cn::100::broken_heart::bangbang::us::us::us::bangbang::skull_and_crossbones:

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Gary343 I PUT UP THIS THREAD AND YOU WANT ME TO SHUT UP WTF. Sir Cup cake :cupcake: sir. Bobby Jean :feather::feather::tiger2::feather::feather::feather::feather::star_and_crescent::iraq::cn::broken_heart::100::100::100::us::us::us::broken_heart::broken_heart::parachute: SIR CARRY A FLASH LIGHT AS WELL SIR . Grownups only sir. Thank you for sharing your government insight sir. They are hiring sir love Bobby Jean sir. :tiger2::feather::feather::100::us::us::us::100::100::100::cupcake::face_with_symbols_over_mouth::face_with_symbols_over_mouth::face_with_symbols_over_mouth::face_with_symbols_over_mouth::cupcake:

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Nathan 57 SIR I UNDERSTAND THAT NO ONE CAN SAY ANYTHING ABOUT ANYTHING . But when no one’s saying anything about being violent or threatening or hurtful full. AND IF YOU SAY SOMETHING FROM YOUR HEAD . Censorship is communism we have the first amendment sir IF ANYONE SAYS THAT THEY ARE GOING TO HARM KILL OR ARE BEING CRUEL. I DID NOT EVEN GO THERE SIR AND I KNOW I WAS . Running my mouth I was hurting and shearing my thoughts and emotions we are family and hell no I don’t expect everyone to agree with my stupid azz .SIR. BROTHER. THAT MEMBER WAS SAYING HOW I WAS NOT INTELAGENT. AND WHAT I NEEDED TO DO TO WRITE WHAT I AM TRULY TRYING TO SAY SIR AND I HAVE TO CHANGE MY WORDS BECAUSE I CAN NOT SPELL A WORD SO I HAVE TO CHANGE IT AND IF DEBBIE ANN IS NOT HELPING ME I AM SOL . And. I KNOW I DO NOT HAVE AN EGEJAMAKASHION. Sir . BUT I HAD A JOB AND I WAS WORKING TO SURVIVE AND I NEVER PLAYED SPORTS BECAUSE MY MOMA DID NOT HAVE 8, dollars for me and no pencils or any new clothes and shoes so I went to work and I bought my cowboy boots and my new hat and I got my first pick up when I was 18 and it was 9, HUNDRED DOLLARS . And I had an 8 track :notes: and conwtwitty and Jorge jones. AND LNYNERDSKYNERD SWEAT HOMES ALABAMA . Where the governor is true . And they are my favorite next to Gary sturt . I have a drinking thing to keep from thinking things . CCR. Water revival . Chris lido . This old HAT SIR. AND MY NATIVE AMERICAN CHAINTS. I SO WANTED TO BE A HEALER . Medsim man . But I was just too hyper . And I . Got my H.D. At 19. Years Old . My new white famamle. They took me in and I would doctor cattle and unload hay trucks tractors trailer from Colorado haw and I was a man and I WAS SO HAPPY THAT I WAS GOING TO HAVE A LIFE AND I OWE MY PROTERT AND EVERYTHING IS PAID FOR. AND I THAT CARE OF MY 84 YEARS old mother . And Debbie ann she is 70 . And she is fighting for her life with stage 4, cancer and I am just trying to stay on the ground sir AND MY NEW BUCKEL IS RUBBING MY BELLY RAW DAM I LOVE MY BELT BUCEL I LOVE TEXAS AND SIR I UNDERSTAND I WILL NEVER EVER BE AS EAGICAIEAED AS YOU AND DON102. .SIR BUT I AM SMART I PUT MY ENGEN IN MY 94 truck with a little help ok a lot of help but I can fix anything that doesn’t plug in to the wall . SIR I THANK YOU FOR BEING MY FRIEND AND BROTHER THAT MEMBER HUTRT MY FEELINGS BECAUSE I HAVE 6 GRAND SCHOOL BUT I TRULY TRIY I AM ON A IPHONE DEBBIE ANN HELPS ME WITH. BUT I HAVE NO LIED ABOUT ANYTHING THAT I HAVE SAID. I AM SO HAPPY I MADE IT TO FIFTY 8 KAZ I nNEED surgeries and I am just too proud to get them no matter an by not getting them I will die and that’s fine I will be a star :dizzy: behind the blue windows behind the stars :sparkles: sir. Thank you for helping me like Johnny 60. And DON AND MIKE ROLALED AND RANGE MAT AND BLACKY A JERSEY AND MY LITTLE SKATEBOARD RIDING BROTHER I LOVE YOU ALL AND I WANT YOU TO KNOW I GET UP SET AN DISRESPECTFUL AND I AM TRULY SORRY. THE PEOPLE IN THIS WORLD THAT NEVER FORGIVES YOU ARE LAW ENFORCEMENT ANGENTS. THEY ARE JUST BETTER THAN ANYONE BUT I KNOW SOME THAT WOULD GO THROU HELL TO HELP ME KAZ I DID MY JOB AND THEY ARE STILL MY BROTHERS WE DONT HANG OUT AFTER THE . Axadenent and I was four years trying to get back to my normal self . I am just a Bobby Jean :feather::feather::tiger2::us::us::us: SR. THANK YOU FOR HELPING ME . Sir I am trying Debbie ann has problems with her kidneys and her not doing very well and that makes me feel like a wild animal just trying to figure out how to not lose her sir please don’t be Pizzen at me. I lost it when senser me. And I was trying to spell I love my country sir and the USCCA SIR it HURTS TO NEVER TALK ABOUT THINGS THAT HAS HAPPENED AND YOU JUST TRY TO MAKE THE LOSS OF SO MANY BROTHERS AND THE CRIMINALS ARE STILL HAVING A GREAT TIME AND THEY ARE NOT IN PRISON OR DEAD IT JUST HURTS TO SEE THE BAD GUYS GETTING AWAY WITH EVERY THING AND GOOD PEOPLE PAYING THE PRICE. I HAVE JUST BEEN RATTLING OFF AT THE MOUTH. WHEN I FOUND OUT HOW MANY BROTHERS GAVE ME BLOOD. AND I THOUGHT THAT THEY REALLY JUSTPUT UP WITH ME AND THEY TRULY STAYED OUT SIDE THE DOOR AT THE HOSPITAL GARDEN ME 28 days to make sure that the bad guys don’t get me they truly loved me. I was so happy that they truly cared about me Greatest men in law enforcement in this world I love you all thank you all love Bobby Jean two feathers :blue_heart::feather::feather::us::us::us::tiger2::beer::beer::beer::beer::beer::beer: THANKS EVERYONE FOR HELPING ME TRULY SIR”s. Nathan thank you sir :100::dizzy::sparkles::blue_heart::blue_heart::blue_heart:

If you censor my post it should be with a $20 gift certificate to Academy

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Absolutely agree. By signing in to the forum, you agree to abide by all the rules. When you don’t, you’re opening yourself to be flagged by the membership — USCCA employees do not flag posts as inappropriate, they simply moderate the posts that are flagged by membership.

This is not a first amendment issue. This is a “you agreed to a code of conduct, so honor your word and abide by that code of conduct” issue. If someone wants to spam the forums constantly or post sexually explicit content, they’re welcome to do so — somewhere else, not here. If one doesn’t like that, take it up with USCCA to get the rules changed, or find somewhere else that will allow you to do whatever you want. But while you’re here, you have to abide by the rules.

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Based on just these few examples, I assume you wrote your post on writing skills tongue-in-cheek, as it was quite ironic. BobbyJean is a nice guy. Not everyone has college-level writing abilities - most people do not even have high school-level skills. Some people are ESL, then there are those that learned/spoke British English before coming to the USA. There are also likely people that post here at are not even living in the USA or US citizens. There are also “typos”.

Attacking someone over grammar is pedantic and puerile. Admittedly, some posts here, not just his, are difficult to read due to lack of punctuation and paragraghing, etc. However, we also have the options of not reading those posts or ignoring the poster.

There are quite a large number of posts that I have read that are against community guidelines, but remain. Most are from only a few posters; the regulars know who I mean - and BobbyJean is not one of those.

The OP stated that he could not see others’ posts, not that his posts were censored. It seemed clear to me what he stated, you interpreted it as his posts being censored - more irony.

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@TheProtonSpinner If you don’t like someone’s style of writing you have the ability to block their posts. Just click on your avatar at the top right of the page, choose the profile icon at the very bottom, then preferences. Finally, click on Users. Click on the Add tab. Type in the screen name of the person you want to block. Once the screen name has been entered, click on Ignore. Lastly, click on Save Changes.

Thank you for your service, and love your dog.

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It was an interesting test to put a simple statement on this thread that received a resounding response to how easy it is to censor and cancel someone for an opinion.
THAT is what we have been subjected to and what has become an extreme infringement on our constitutional rights and freedoms.
Thank you all for stepping in and helping me show how extreme this can get.
:dragon_face::sunglasses:

I was once willing to give my life for what I believe this country stood for.

Today, I’d give my life to protect my family from what this country has become.

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I love my CHOPPER SIX MORE THAN MOST PEOPLE . And my Jake ann . And DEBBIE ANN THEY NEVER HURT ME . I want everyone to block me that don’t like me . BECAUSE IT DOES NOT MEAN THAT MUCH TO ME TO MEAN THAT MUCH TO YOU . IF YOUR A DICK . Dicks HAT BAND :us::us::us::beer::tiger2::feather::feather::bangbang::heart::white_heart::blue_heart::bangbang::sunflower::eagle:

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In my case it was about freedom, not cancelling someone’s opinion. We don’t have the ability to stop everyone from seeing messages we might disagree with, but we certainly have the freedom to not listen to what we might consider drivel. Big difference.

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That right there you say on this internet. KAZ You don’t say that to anyone to their face. That’s bad medicine brother be kool. BLOCK ME PLEASE STOP INSULTING ME SIR . Love Bobby Jean :tiger2::feather::feather::eagle::us::100::bangbang:SIR

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