The Greatest Victory of Liberty in Our Lifetime

Article subtitle: 
Federal Judge Blocks Biden Administration From Meeting with Social Media Companies
Article publisher: 
Epoch Times
Article date: 
6 July 2023
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

... In a tremendous victory for free speech, the Bill of Rights, and freedom generally, Judge Terry A. Doughty has issued a memorandum (with 172 footnotes) on “the most massive attack against free speech in United States’ history.”

“The evidence produced thus far depicts an almost dystopian scenario,” writes the Judge. “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.’”

It includes an injunction against the following government agencies immediately to stop all routine contact with social media companies and media generally:

The Department of Justice
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Department of State
The Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency
The Federal Bureau of Investigation
The National Institutes of Health
The Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Health and Human Services
The White House
The Surgeon General
The Census Bureau

By social media companies, the order specifies: “Facebook/Meta, Twitter, YouTube/Google, WhatsApp, Instagram, WeChat, TikTok, Sina Weibo, QQ, Telegram, Snapchat, Kuaishou, Qzone, Pinterest, Reddit, LinkedIn, Quora, Discord, Twitch, Tumblr, Mastodon, and like companies.”

Specifically the injunction forbids the following:

(1) meeting with social-media companies for the purpose of urging, encouraging, pressuring, or inducing in any manner the removal, deletion, suppression, or reduction of content containing protected free speech posted on social-media platforms;...


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Federal Judge Blocks Biden Administration From Meeting with Social Media Companies, Breitbart, 4 July 2023.