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Human rights activists: Trump’s social media decree is unconstitutional

What’s the impact of banning President Donald Trump from social media platforms?

The lawsuit, filed in court in Washington, says that the presidential decree against social media carries &# 171; clearly punitive&# 187; character

Advocacy group Center for Democracy and Technology, backed by the tech industry, sues against President Donald Trump’s social media decree.

Plaintiffs Claim Presidential Order Violates First Amendment To The U.S. Constitution.

Human rights activists note that the president issued a decree after Twitter Inc amended one of Trump’s tweets and called it “clearly punitive”.

The lawsuit alleges Trump’s order will “chill future online speech by other speakers” and reduce Americans’ ability to speak freely online.

Donald Trump issued a decree last week announcing plans to introduce legislation overturning legal protections for internet companies including Twitter and Facebook..Human rights activists: Trump's social media decree is unconstitutional The President attacked Twitter for linking several of his tweets regarding the vote by mail, claiming Trump’s facts were untrue.

Trump said he wants to achieve “repeal or revision” of legislation protecting social media from liability for content posted by users.Human rights activists: Trump's social media decree is unconstitutional The President also instructed Attorney General William Barr to immediately begin drafting a bill relating to companies that own social networks..

The White House declined to comment on this legislative initiative.

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