Appeals Court Upholds Texas Law Forbidding Social Media ‘Censorship’ – Allows Lawsuits Against Big Tech

Appeals Court Upholds Texas Law Forbidding Social Media ‘Censorship’ – Allows Lawsuits Against Big Tech


In a victory for free speech, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Friday that a Texas law that bans social media companies from censoring users’ viewpoints is constitutionally allowed.

“The ruling is a win for Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in their efforts to combat what they call censorship of conservative viewpoints by social media companies,” Politico wrote.

“BOOM! I say again, BOOM! The federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals just said @twitter and other social media platforms don’t have an unlimited right to discriminate against speech,” tweeted Alex Berenson.

BOOM! I say again, BOOM! The federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals just said @twitter and other social media platforms don’t have an unlimited right to discriminate

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