Gov. Ron DeSantis

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Twitter censors Governor Ron DeSantis tweet condemning child medical gender transition: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis tweeted, “Children are not guinea pigs for science experiments, and we cannot allow people to make money off mutilating them. Thank you, Chloe, for sharing your story – Florida is listening.” The tweet also included a video clip of his State of the State speech, in which he highlighted the story of Chloe Cole, a young woman who transitioned as a young teen and later de-transitioned. Twitter placed a warning label below the video with a message that read “Visibility Limited: this Tweet may violate Twitter’s rules against Hateful Conduct,” according to a screenshot from Chaya Raichik the creator of Libs of TikTok. Twitter did not specify what content in DeSantis’s video violated the Twitter Rules. Twitter’s Hateful Conduct policy prohibits directly attacking  other users “on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, caste, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, or serious disease.” At the time of writing, the warning label no longer remained in place.