The New York Daily News reports:
Fox News correspondent and law school graduate Geraldo Rivera is accusing Facebook of denying Donald Trump his constitutional rights. Twitter spoke freely about the mustached pundit’s understanding of the First Amendment. “Facebook is full of s–t,” Rivera tweeted after the social media platform decided to uphold its suspension of the 45th president’s account following the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol.
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Geraldo Rivera is accusing Facebook of denying Trump his constitutional rights.
Twitter spoke freely about the mustached pundit’s understanding of the First Amendment.https://t.co/sC19jSD6lG
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) May 5, 2021
Facebook is full of shit. Althought cloaked in pomposity, banning #DonaldTrump–when it allows every knucklehead in the world to post whatever/whenever–is a clear violation of former president’s Constitutionally guaranteed Freedom of Speech.
— Geraldo Rivera (@GeraldoRivera) May 5, 2021
Nonsense! The former President can say whatever he likes, but he has no constitutional right to a social media platform, unless said platform is provided by the government….
— Jimmy Lee Novak (@jlnovak22) May 5, 2021
No it isn’t. Facebook is a private company, when he signed up for it, he had to agree to follow a set of rules like everyone else. He violated their terms and got banned. Nobody is preventing him from speaking, and you know what he did to earn that banning.
— Zach Conneely (@ZConneely) May 5, 2021
‘The Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment prohibits only governmental, not private, abridgment of speech.’ United States Supreme Court – 2019 – Manhattan Community Access Corp. v. Halleck
Private sector organizations like Facebook are not limited by the constitution
— Emgorse (@EmGorse) May 5, 2021