A group of conservative leaders said President Joe Biden 's administration " tears the US Constitution to shreds "in scathing open letter calling on the White House and the federal government to be totally transparent about all actions at restrict speech .
"His attack on America 's free speech is terrifying. It ' s the mark of dictatorships " said the letter obtained by Fox News.
The Biden administration said last week was working with Facebook to report what it considers to be coronavirus-related disinformation, raising significant free speech concerns .
"We, theWe, the undersigned, call on Big Tech companies to immediately and publicly announce that they will not comply with federal government calls to censor dissenting views. Neither on COVID-19 nor on any other subject. Furthermore, we call on these companies to resist further demands for such outrageous censorship of dissenting voices, "the letter reads.
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"The Biden administration is guilty of violating the most basic fundamental principles of a free and open society. President Joe Biden has shockingly said that Facebook is "killing people " because it does not completely censor its site in the manner approved by the administration. Although he has reFollowing this assertion, several members of the administration are preparing to cancel freedom of expression on social networks by following this autocratic logic, "the letter continues. " Those who comply and do not express themselves are guilty of being accomplices. in a frightening and disgusting form of Orwellian "thought crime ". We are rapidly approaching the nightmarish reality of 1984 or worse. "
Indeed, Biden went back to his comment and said it was a handful of 'Facebook users who "kill people " by spreading disinformation.
Conservative leaders led by the president of the Media Research Center Brent Bozell demanded" the White House, the governmentt federal and private entities to be fully transparent about all government actions aimed at restricting speech, "while adding that it is also the responsibility of Congress to limit attempts by the federal government to" intimidate or intimidate private entities to control freedom of expression.
"Our First Amendment was written to protect all speech, not just what the Biden administration deems safe and socially acceptable," the letter reads.
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The letter ends by stating that the group will do everything legally in our power to resist this blatant overbreadth "if the federal government does not immediately cease and cease its acts.ions to force private companies to cancel free speech in the United States.
The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Young America 's Foundation President, Governor Scott Walker, Leadership Institute Morton Blackwell, Citizens United President Davis Bossie, NWAC Director of Government Affairs Sandy Rios, President of Tradition, Family, Property , Inc. Preston Noell III, Presidential Historian Craig Shirly, Founder of the NSIC Institute Kevin D. Freeman, President of Business Affairs of American Target Advertising Mark Fitzgibbons, President of Constitutional Congress, Inc. J. Kenneth Blackwell, the Organization Founder Martin Rod D. Martin and President Christina Murphy Lusk are among the Conservative leaders signing the letter.
Conservative leaders such as Jim Lakely, vice president of the Heartland Institute, Steven Ertelt, editor of LifeNews, Floyd Brown, founder from the Western Journal, John Hinderaker, President of American Experience, Raven President of Strategies Christie-Lee McNally, President of the Eagle Forum Anne Schlafly Cori, Director of the American Principles Project Jon Schweppe, President of the American Principles Project Terry Schilling , ConservativeHQ Editor-in-Chief George K. Rasley Jr., WND Vice President David Kupelian, Rio Grande Foundation President Paul J Gessing, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, President of the International Organization for The Brian S. Brown family and Human Events pub The lisher Will Chamerlain also signed the letter, in addition to many other personalities.