Florida state Rep. Randy Fine is asking Gov. Ron DeSantis and his Cabinet to scrutinize and order the “immediate divestment of any Florida-held equity and debt” with the five big tech giants.
In his letter, the Republican representative noted that Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Apple, and Google are using their platforms to target and discriminate against conservatives, a decision Fine said can be punished by the state.
“They may get to decide who they do business with. So do we,” Fine wrote.
This morning I asked the Governor and Cabinet to divest the state from Amazon, Twitter, Apple, Google, and Facebook. They may get to decide who they do business with. So do we. @Fla_Pol pic.twitter.com/QfoUhghgnP
— Randy Fine (@VoteRandyFine) January 12, 2021
While Fine said the riot at the Capitol last Wednesday was “one of the saddest days of my life,” he said big tech’s censorship campaign is an overreach.
“I am deeply disturbed to see the