Facebook is taking a stand. The social network is taking down event pages that promote anti-stay-at-home protest across the country, but only where the events break the local coronavirus social distancing rules. But so far that has been most of them.
The decision comes after Facebook took heat for allowing anti-quarantine protests to promote their gatherings on the social network. Health, state and local officials, as well as healthcare workers, have criticized the protests, saying participants can spread the highly contagious virus.
Donald Trumpand others have come to the defense of the protesters. Trump said Monday during his press briefing that the protesters "love our country" and "want to get back to work." (recode)