A Trump-appointed federal judge has delivered a MAJOR win for conservatives – banning the Biden administration from continuing to use Big Tech to CENSOR speech online.
The judge issued an injunction which prohibits the weaponized facets of the federal government, including DHS, FBI, DOJ, and Biden cabinet officials, from communicating and meeting with social media companies.
The decision came in response to a lawsuit brought by two Republican attorneys general who were able to produce evidence that the White House and the federal agencies had “suppressed speech based on its content.”
In the suit, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry detailed a massively coordinated effort by Democrats to censor and manipulate the American public through the use of Big Tech platforms.
The states said that the Biden administration’s actions were “the most egregious violations of the First Amendment in the history of the United States of America.”
Topics Democrats got censored include information on the Hunter Biden laptop, COVID-19’s origins, Vaccine skepticism, and the 2020 election.
US District Court Judge Terry Doughty labeled the censorship efforts by the Biden Administration as “Orwellian.”
“During the COVID-19 pandemic, a period perhaps best characterized by widespread doubt and uncertainty, the United States Government seems to have assumed a role similar to an Orwellian ‘Ministry of Truth,’” Judge Doughty wrote.
He continued in his fiery opinion, torching the Biden Admin for quite blatantly censoring conservative views.
“This targeted suppression of conservative ideas is a perfect example of viewpoint discrimination of political speech,” he said. “American citizens have the right to engage in free debate about the significant issues affecting the country … the evidence produced thus far depicts an almost dystopian scenario.”
Eric Schmitt, who has since become a Senator for the state of Missouri, reacted to the judge’s ruling by calling it a “big win for the First Amendment.”
“White House officials, CDC & others are stopped cold. We need to continue the fight to take down the Vast Censorship Enterprise,” he said. “Their view of ‘misinformation’ isn’t an excuse to censor. This is the most important free speech case in a generation. Freedom is on the march.”
However the judge’s ruling does leave SOME gaps which leftists would be more than happy to exploit. The government officials are allowed to communicate with the Big Tech platforms to “warn them of national security threats or criminal activity” and we’ve already seen how loosely the Democrats define “national security threats.”
This opens the door for the Biden administration to argue that conservatives simply existing pose a “threat to national security.” From there they will have total control over our rights and our country.