In the aftermath of the shocking scenes of mayhem, lawlessness, and possibly treasonous riots in Washington, D.C. as the House and Senate were trying to certify the 2020 election, Twitter and Facebook have suspended outgoing President Trump’s accounts, citing repeated violations of their own policies. While many are pointing out that this is rather weak sauce considering just how rampant and pernicious Trump’s lies have been since, well, the start of his political career, many Trump supporters are complaining that Trump’s right to free speech has been cancelled.

However, a brief look at our First Amendment’s history will quickly show…

Jon Shay

Among other identities, I'm a middle school teacher, husband and father, bicyclist, vegetarian, environmentalist, Gooner, and maybe, just maybe, a bit more.

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