BREAKING: Supreme Court Sides with Biden Administration in Social Media Free Speech Case – EVOL

The Supreme Court dismissed a challenge on June 26 regarding the federal government’s communications with social media platforms about public health issues amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The justices voted 6–3 to find that those challenging the government lacked legal standing to do so.

The states contended that the federal government pressured social media companies to censor unpopular viewpoints on critical public issues, including COVID-19 vaccine side effects and pandemic lockdowns. They argued that such coercion violates the First Amendment.

Conservatives and critics have voiced concerns that social media platforms censor discussions on transgender issues, COVID-19, and the 2020 election. They are especially worried about the handling of Hunter Biden’s laptop, which they argue contained information that could have negatively impacted President Joe Biden’s 2020 election campaign if it had been widely shared.

Some on the left say removing posts on social media is necessary to prevent the spread of misinformation, and some have complained that social media platforms don’t do enough to combat falsehoods.

The case is Murthy v. Missouri. The majority opinion was written by Justice Amy Coney Barrett.

Dr. Vivek Murthy, the U.S. Surgeon General, filed a petition. Missouri and other parties sued the federal government for

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