- Amazon has barred Christian legal group Alliance Defending Freedom from taking part in their Amazon Smile program
- Amazon allows the left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center to determine which groups are and aren’t allowed to take part in Amazon Smile
- Openly anti-Semitic organizations remain in Amazon Smile, while ADF is barred from the program
- An Amazon spokesperson couldn’t say whether Amazon considers the SPLC to be an unbiased arbiter
Amazon has barred prominent Christian legal group Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) from participating in its Amazon Smile charitable program, which allows nonprofits to recoup a small fraction of the money their supporters spend through Amazon.
ADF, which specializes in First Amendment law and has won cases at the Supreme Court, is barred from Amazon Smile on account of the left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center, which labeled ADF a “hate group.”
“All nonprofits are eligible as long as they meet our participation agreement,” an Amazon spokesperson told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “As a part of that participation agreement, we also state that Amazon relies on the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control and the Southern Poverty Law Center to determine which charities are eligible.” Continue reading at dailycaller.com.
This article was written by Peter Hasson, DCNF
h/t: BIZPAC Review