OP-ED: Gov. DeSantis’ unconstitutional attack on social media
Tampa Bay Times – ICLE Editor-in-Chief R.J. Lehmann and Associate Director of Legal Research Ben Sperry had an op-ed in the Tampa Bay Times discussing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ proposal to bar social media companies from “de-platforming” candidates for elective office. You can read the full piece here.
Fresh off his second-place finish — behind only former President Donald Trump — in the presidential straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ top priority heading into this year’s legislative session is custom-fit to appeal to the CPAC crowd: going after Big Tech social-media companies for their alleged anti-conservative bias.