Web site internet hosting service GoDaddy on Friday terminated providers for the proprietor of an anti-abortion web site that permits individuals to report suspected abortions in Texas.
“Final night time we knowledgeable prolifewhistleblower.com they’ve violated GoDaddy’s phrases of service and have 24 hours to maneuver to a special supplier,” the corporate mentioned in a press release.
Texas has imposed a near-total ban on abortions, which took impact early on Wednesday and leaves enforcement as much as particular person residents, enabling them to sue anybody who offers or “aids or abets” an abortion after six weeks. Residents who win such lawsuits can be entitled to not less than $10,000.
Parts of the web site which permit individuals to submit nameless recommendations on suspected abortions on Friday confirmed a GoDaddy notification saying the positioning had been locked down.
Texas Proper to Life, the anti-abortion group proudly owning the web site, in a press release mentioned it is not going to be silenced, including that it might put its web site again up.
“Our IT crew is already in technique of transferring our property to a different supplier and we’ll have the positioning restored inside 24-48 hours,” a spokeswoman for the group mentioned.
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