Judge BLOCKS Biden Regime from Meeting with Social Media Companies

Judge BLOCKS Biden Regime from Meeting with Social Media Companies

(ConcernedPatriot.com) – Federal judge Terry A. Doughty ordered a temporary injunction preventing officials of the Biden administration from communicating with social media firms while a censorship trial is ongoing.

A case brought by Missouri and Louisiana against federal efforts to stop alleged false information regarding the coronavirus and elections on social media is being heard by the judge, a Trump appointee.

Critics claim that the federal government used private corporations to carry out actions prohibited by the First Amendment and therefore restricted free speech.

In so doing, critics say, the government stifled scientific debate and weaponized social media platforms to help Democrats and hurt Republicans in recent elections.

The Washington Post reported:

“The injunction came in response to a lawsuit brought by Republican attorneys general in Louisiana and Missouri, who allege that government officials went too far in their efforts to encourage social media companies to address posts that they worried could contribute to vaccine hesitancy during the pandemic or upend elections.

The Trump-appointed judge’s move could upend years of efforts to enhance coordination between the government and social media companies.

The injunction was a victory for the state attorneys general, who have accused the Biden administration of enabling a “sprawling federal ‘Censorship Enterprise'” to encourage tech giants to remove politically unfavorable viewpoints and speakers, and for conservatives who’ve accused the government of suppressing their speech.

In their filings, the attorneys general alleged the actions amount to “the most egregious violations of the First Amendment in the history of the United States of America.”

In his order, the judge made some exceptions for communications between the government officials and the companies, including to warn them of national security threats or criminal activity.”

The Biden administration has engaged in blatant and unrepentant cooperation with tech firms:

Jen Psaki, the former White House press secretary, can be questioned in court, according to an earlier decision by Judge Doughty.

The case is Missouri v. Biden, No. 3:22-cv-01213-TAD-KDM, in the Western District of Louisiana.

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