“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” – The First Amendment to the United States Constitution
In the wake of Donald Trump’s efforts to erode voter confidence in the presidential election by repeatedly spreading false and unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud—despite the Secretaries of State of all 50 of the United States certifying the election following multiple audits, court cases, and recounts that proved beyond a shadow of doubt that no concerted widespread voter fraud occurred whatsoever—various social media platforms have suspended the president’s accounts.
The president incited his rabid followers to violence when he commanded them at the “Save America Rally” to march down to the Capitol to send a message to members of Congress not to certify the election. Trump said, “And we’re probably not going to be cheering so much for some of them. Because you’ll never take back our country with weakness. You have to show your strength and be strong… Our country has had enough. We’re not going to take it anymore.” Moments earlier, the president’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, called for “trial by combat” while Donald Trump, Jr. warned Congressional leaders, “We are coming for you.”
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