News by email Donate


Top Stories

Most Read

Popular Videos

World News

Twitter suspends Christian politician's account for saying 'men cannot get pregnant'

A Spanish politician's Twitter account was temporarily suspended after tweeting that "man cannot get pregnant" because he has "no womb or eggs". 

Francisco José Contreras was tweeting in response to an article about the first transgender male to have given birth in Spain. The now-deleted tweet said: "This is a lie. Man cannot get pregnant. Man have no womb or eggs". 

In a Facebook post, Contreras, a member of the far-right political party Vox and a Catholic, explained that Twitter suspended his account for 12 hours arguing that his tweet was inciting hatred. 

"The hateful tweet (which I was forced to delete) was one that said: 'A man cannot get pregnant. A man has no womb or eggs,'" he wrote on Facebook. "You can see this is already fascist biology. Next time I'll try 2 + 2 = 4."

Contreras included Twitter´s argument for his temporal suspension: "His account, @fjconpe, has been blocked for violating Twitter rules. Specifically, for the following reasons: Breaching rules prohibiting hate speech behaviour. Threatening, harassing or encouraging violence against others on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, nationality, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, age, disability or disease is not permitted". 

Twitter also warned that any further infringement of the policies will result in the permanent suspension of his Twitter account. 

A Monthly Gift Of $11 Makes A World Of Difference

In a world of fake news there’s never been a greater need for quality Christian journalism. Premier’s mission is to provide the Church with the most up to date and relevant news, told from a Christian perspective. But we can’t do it without you.

Unlike many websites we haven't put up a paywall — we want to keep our journalism free at the point of need and as open as we can. Premier’s news output takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. No one in the USA is sharing news like we are across radio, magazines and online so please help us to continue that today.

For a monthly gift of $11 or more we’d also be able to send you a free copy of the brand new Premier Bible, a wonderful Anglicised version of the NLT packed with exclusive bonus content, reading plan and resources to help you get the most out of scripture.

Your monthly support will make a world of difference. Thank you.

Support Us
Continue the conversation on our Facebook page

Related Articles

Sign up to our newsletter to stay informed with news from a Christian perspective.

News by email