Emails Contradict Kickstarter CEO's Claim Gosnell Movie Wasn't Rejected

Christian Toto
Big Hollywood
3 Apr 2014

The CEO of is denying that his crowdfunding site censored a campaign for a new documentary on abortionist Kermit Gosnell.

The filmmakers behind the project say they have the emails proving Kickstarter wouldn’t go forward unless certain disturbing language about Gosnell’s crimes was removed from their marketing pitch. Yet a quick glance around existing Kickstarter projects shows campaigns with imagery that hardly appears suitable for general consumption.

Kickstarter CEO Yancy Strickler defended his site against censorship charges regarding the Gosnell project today via Twitter…

…McAleer sent Breitbart News emails detailing how the company did not want to run the campaign as originally composed due to the description of Gosnell’s crimes, particularly the phrase, “1000s of babies stabbed to death.”…



Read the complete article at Big Hollywood.



Related:  Kelly File: Gosnell Movie Fundraiser Rejected Because of ‘Baby Stabbing’ Description  Kirsten Powers discusses Gosnell movie fundraising double standard.

…Fox News Contributor Kirsten Powers appeared on FNC’s “The Kelly File” April 1 to discuss how Kickstarter, a crowdfunding site, refused independent filmmaker Phelim McAleer and wife Ann McElhinney permission to fundraise for their new project: the Gosnell Movie. Powers explained that while a grand jury report accused abortionist Kermit Gosnell of “killing hundreds of babies,” Kickstarter only allowed McAleer’s Hat Tip Productions an account to fundraise “if they would remove references to babies being stabbed to death” in the project description. As a result, the husband-wife team turned to site Indiegogo to raise money from the public…


Update: Filmmakers Discuss Kickstarter’s Attempt to Censor ‘Gosnell’ Project at Truth Revolt



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