Twitter slammed for fact-checking Seattle mother’s obituary that talked about COVID vaccine


Twitter has been slammed for fact-checking the obituary of a Seattle mom that attributed her loss of life to blood clots introduced on by the COVID-19 vaccine after she was pressured to get the shot as a consequence of “heavy-handed” state mandates.

The online obituary for 37-year-old Jessica Berg Wilson, who died Sept. 7, was marked as “misleading” by the social media big over the weekend, in line with Twitter customers.

The fact-check warning was eliminated by Twitter on Monday morning following the backlash. Twitter didn’t instantly reply to The Post’s request for touch upon why the label was eliminated.

The tribute, printed by The Oregonian, stated the mom of two died from “COVID-19 Vaccine-Induced Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia” — a uncommon blood dysfunction that may happen in some instances after the vaccine.

Wilson had been “vehemently opposed” to getting the vaccine as a result of she was in good well being, however she finally relented after Washington state made it obligatory for lecturers and people eager to volunteer in faculties, her obituary stated.  

Jessica Wilson.
Jessica Wilson reportedly died from “COVID-19 Vaccine-Induced Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia.”

“In her mind, the known and unknown risks of the unproven vaccine were more of a threat,” the obituary learn, including that Wilson had no underlying well being circumstances.

“During the final weeks of her life, nonetheless, the world turned darkish with heavy-handed vaccine mandates. Local and state governments had been decided to strip away her proper to seek the advice of her knowledge and revel in her freedom.

“Her passion to be actively involved in her children’s education — which included being a Room Mom — was, once again, blocked by government mandate. Ultimately, those who closed doors and separated mothers from their children prevailed. It cost Jessica her life. It cost her children the loving embrace of their caring mother. And it cost her husband the sacred love of his devoted wife.”

The social media big fact-checked the obituary after it was shared by Twitter person Kelly Bee alongside a tweet that learn: “Jessica Berg Wilson, an ‘exceptionally healthy and vibrant 37-year-old young mother with no underlying health conditions,’ passed away from COVID Vaccine-Induced Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia. She did not want to get vaccinated.”

Twitter put a “misleading” label on the tweet and included data on “why health officials consider COVID-19 vaccines safe for most people.”

The headquarters of Twitter.
The reality examine warning was eliminated by Twitter on Monday morning following the backlash.
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The transfer was rapidly slammed by critics, together with US Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas), who tweeted: “This obituary is ‘misleading’ says Twitter. ‘For [on Twitter] we are not afraid to follow the truth wherever it may lead,’ unless of course it contradicts what Dr. Fauci or the enlightened government and tech overlords say you must do for your healthcare.”

“Twitter is now censoring obituaries,” Sean Davis, of the FDRLST, tweeted.

Tyler Cardon echoed that sentiment, tweeting: “There is nothing inaccurate or misleading about this Tweet, but Twitter wants you to believe there is.”

“Who @Twitter decided it was okay to say an OBITUARY is ‘misleading’?” one other person, Ben Domenech, tweeted.

“When is enough going to be enough? The vaccine is obviously not for everyone. Check the Vaers report. I know someone who passed away from the vaccine as well. Healthy 56 year old woman. The vaccine took her out in 3 days. These Biden mandates are murdering these people,” Gina Carano tweeted.