Show-Me Senator Hawley Fighting Against Internets Free Speech Crackdown

This is important for both Democrats & Republicans given that the party in power has the potential to limit all manner of criticism.

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The emerging picture is one of “an expansive effort” by DHS to curb political speech on social media, The Intercept writes.

Missouri Senator Josh Hawley is even more pointed.

“Under your tenure, you have transformed the Department of Homeland Security into an engine to suppress the freedom of speech,” Hawley wrote Mayorkas in a letter Monday. “According to explosive reports, you are yet again hiding information about your efforts to suppress speech you dislike – in flagrant disregard of congressional oversight requests and federal law.”

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Biden administration still out to censor its critics on Facebook, Instagram and other social media, Missouri Sen. Hawley warns

The Biden administration has quietly stepped up back-channel efforts to censor Americans' social media posts after its discredited "Disinformation Governance Board" was quickly shot down, warns Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley. Hawley has been hounding Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas for months to explain what his department is doing and why.

Leaked Documents Outline DHS's Plans to Police Disinformation

The Department of Homeland Security is quietly broadening its efforts to curb speech it considers dangerous, an investigation by The Intercept has found.

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