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Facebook Censorship Case Hits Supreme Court Docket

A tech censorship case that could have wide ramifications for the way the courts interpret Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act has hit the docket of the U.S. Supreme Court, which will now decide whether or not to hear the case.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 23: With an image of himself on a screen in the background, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Financial Services Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill October 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. Zuckerberg testified about Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency …

Appeals Court Upholds Harvard’s Affirmative Action Practices

An Appeals Court panel upheld Harvard University’s controversial affirmative action policy this week. The policy had previously been challenged by a group called Students for Fair Admissions, which alleged that Harvard discriminates against Asian-American applicants during its admissions process. Some analysts believe that the case will be appealed all the way to the Supreme Court.

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Rush Limbaugh: ‘We Don’t Have a Choice in This Election’

Talk radio legend Rush Limbaugh delivered a brief address from his home library prior to watching the Senate vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, telling viewers that “we don’t have a choice” in this election, because Democrats fundamentally aim to “erase” the Constitution.

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Watch — Blind Former Student of Amy Coney Barrett Delivers Powerful Testimony During Nomination Hearing

Laura Wolk, former student of Amy Coney Barrett, delivered a powerful testimony during Barrett’s U.S. Supreme Court nomination hearing on Thursday, stating that “Judge Barrett will serve this country with distinction, not only because of her intellectual prowess, but also because of her ability to treat everyone as an equal, deserving of complete respect.”

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 15: Laura Wolk speaks during the fourth day of Senate Judiciary Committee on the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, on Capitol Hill October 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. With less than a month until the presidential election, President Donald Trump tapped Amy …

Justice Clarence Thomas: Section 230 Protections for Big Tech Are Too Broad

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas argued that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) is applied too broadly to social media companies in a recent letter. The law, which was passed at the beginning of the dot-com era, allows internet companies to avoid liability for content that has been posted by users on their platform. According to Thomas, “many courts have construed the law broadly to confer sweeping immunity on some of the largest companies in the world.”

** FILE **Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Clarence Thomas speaks at Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va., in this Sept. 10, 2007, file photo. Breaking his 16-year public silence on his bitter confirmation hearings, Thomas says Anita Hill was a mediocre employee, who was used by political opponents to …

SCOTUS OKs Donald Trump’s Census Plan

The Supreme Court has allowed President Donald Trump’s deputies to complete the once-in-a-decade national census in time for a scheduled December 31 report to the President. 

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