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Section 230: No Reform Needed

(anyaberkut/Getty Images Plus) Arguments for making private online platforms legally liable for their users’ speech should be anathema to conservatives. On Saturday, Nate Hochman argued in these pages that, in order to “secure a wider sphere of political liberty,” the time has come for a “narrowing” or “repealing” of Section 230 of the 1996 Communications…

Section 230 Reform offers Free-Speech Protections

(Tero Vesalainen/Getty Images) Contrary to what some conservatives have argued, there are prudent — and principled — ways to secure more robust free-speech protections for social-media users. While Rand Paul has been an outspoken critic of Big Tech’s content-moderation practices — and has personally been at the center of the issue on more than one…

“Dr. Fauci as You Are Aware It is a Crime to Lie to Congress, Section 1001 of the US Criminal Code” — Senator Paul Threatens Liar Fauci with Felony for Lying to Congress (VIDEO)

“Dr. Fauci as You Are Aware It is a Crime to Lie to Congress, Section 1001 of the US Criminal Code” — Senator Paul Threatens Liar Fauci with Felony for Lying to Congress (VIDEO) Tap here to add The Western Journal to your home screen.

Section 230 Facially Violates 1st Amendment by Sub-Contracting Censorship

Guest post by Mark Langfan The government has granted the power to censor the entire USA to Twitter, Facebook, and Google, but that power is unconstitutional. Op-ed. In Kurt Vonnegut’s epic novel Cat’s Cradle, Felix Hoenikker, a character who co-created the atomic bomb in the novel, also created another military weapon called “Ice-Nine.” Ice-Nine is…

EXCLUSIVE: Wyoming House Candidate Darin Smith Criticized Trump’s Foreign Policy, Deletes Hawkish Pro-Intervention Section From Website

There is currently a massively crowded field in the Wyoming House race, which will greatly benefit the incumbent Liz Cheney — so it is worth diving into who these people challenging her really are. One of the candidates, Darin Smith, was an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump’s foreign policy — but is now attempting…

Tech Adviser Primed For “Major Role” In Biden Admin Recently Authored Book Denouncing Section 230

The frontrunner to be Joe Biden’s technology adviser is seen as someone who would likely pave the way to more technology regulation. And among that regulation could be a roll back of the coveted Section 230, which big tech companies have been hiding behind while selectively censoring their users in the name of wokeness.  As…