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Editorial: The Free Speech Argument

There are those who profit from social media who would like to frame the growing call for restrictions on social media platforms as a free speech or First Amendment issue. That is clearly a diversionary tactic by the big social media beneficiaries, expecting that Congress will tie itself in knots or produce regulations that won't pass First Amendment muster.

To be clear, we do not want to see the federal government regulating speech, or attempting to do so. What we do want Congress to do is t...

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