AOC amendment banning military from advertising on video game streaming platform fails

Posted on AllSides August 3rd, 2020
From The Right

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez failed to gain enough votes to pass her House amendment, which would have prevented the U.S. military from advertising on Twitch.

The amendment failed with a vote of 126-292 on Thursday evening. It would have prohibited the U.S. military from airing recruitment advertisements on Twitch, a streaming platform used by online gamers, many of whom are young boys.

Ocasio-Cortez, a Democrat, noted that the Marine Corps had already opted to remove its advertisements from some platforms targeted at young people. She argued that pairing military...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

Washington Examiner

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Lean Right
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Lean Right
See full bias rating for Washington Examiner
Learn about media bias

More News about Culture from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right