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GoFundMe caves in to roar of ravenous mob and kills Folau page

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Late in the eighth round, just as both sides in Israel Folau & co v The Bulk of the Australian People were wearying, suddenly a cry from the referee goes up!

Technical foul! Low blow from Folau!

Israel Folau and screenshots from his closed GoFundMe page.

Oh how the ravenous crowd roars. After an enormous protest howl from across Australia, the #GoFundMe mob that had collected nigh on $700,000 to fund the Folau legal appeal looked again at its own terms and conditions and decided on Monday morning not only to close down the Folau appeal, but also to refund all moneys to donors.

"We have concluded that this campaign violates our terms of service," GoFundMe Australia regional manager Nicola Britton told the Herald.

"As a company, we are absolutely committed to the fight for equality for LGBTIQ people and fostering an environment of inclusivity. While we welcome GoFundMes engaging in diverse civil debate, we do not tolerate the promotion of discrimination or exclusion."

You get the........

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