How Big Tech Censors Religious Voices, and How to Fight Back

Big Tech’s censorship of conservative voices and speech has only been increasing, particularly as applied to religious voices and organizations. In this special online event from the Ethics and Public Policy Center (EPPC) and the Napa Legal Institute, EPPC Policy Analyst Clare Morell interviews EPPC President Ryan. T. Anderson, EPPC Fellow Carl R. Trueman, and Napa Legal Institute Vice President Josh Holdenried on their own experiences with Big Tech’s censorship, as well as overall trends and patterns in how religious voices are being targeted. They also discuss what religious organizations and individuals can do to protect themselves, as well as possible policy solutions to Big Tech’s censorship.

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About the Participants

Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D., is the President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, and the Founding Editor of Public Discourse, the online journal of the Witherspoon Institute of Princeton, New Jersey. He is the author of When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment and Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom.

Joshua D. Holdenried serves as Vice President and Executive Director of the Napa Legal Institute. Before joining Napa Legal, he was Associate Director of Coalition Relations at The Heritage Foundation, where he focused on strategic partnerships and policy promotion.

Clare Morell is a Policy Analyst at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, where she works on EPPC’s Big Tech Project. Prior to joining EPPC, Ms. Morell worked in both the White House Counsel’s Office and the Department of Justice, as well as in the private and non-profit sectors.

Carl R. Trueman is a fellow in EPPC’s Evangelicals in Civic Life Program, where his work focuses on helping civic leaders and policy makers better understand the deep roots of our current cultural malaise. He is the author of the best-selling, award-winning 2020 book The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to the Sexual Revolution, and Strange New World, due to be published in February 2022.