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Center for American Liberty Threatens PayPal with Lawsuit

Big Tech Canceling the American Flag

As Big Tech oligarchs continue their warpath to censor American values, the Center for American Liberty is stepping in to defend Big Tech’s latest victim, James Staake.

James Staake is the owner of Your American Flag Store, an online storefront that sells hand carved wooden American flags. James’s carved flags are works of art expressing patriotic themes that pay tribute to the armed forces, the Constitution, and first responders. James carves state flags too.

But now, Big Tech is trying to crush James and his patriotic business.

This past January, PayPal decided to demonetize James and his business by freezing revenue due him. In total, PayPal is holding more than $35,000 of James’s money. Now, James finds himself in an impossible situation—unable to fulfill orders because PayPal is freezing, rather than transferring, funds from James’s customers to James.

At the same time Facebook blocked James from running advertisements on Facebook. And if that wasn’t enough, Shopify removed specific flags from the Your American Flag Store’s website including the state flag of Texas and an American flag featuring President Trump.

You may be wondering why Big Tech did this?

James asked and was told that the products he sells go against “community standards.”

That’s right. The American flag and the state flag of Texas go against “community standards.”

This is unacceptable and the Center for American Liberty is fighting back demanding that PayPal unfreeze and transfer to James 100% of the funds owed him. If PayPal does not respond by Wednesday May 26th, the Center for American Liberty is threatening legal action.

Center for American Liberty Threatens PayPal with Lawsuit