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RFK Jr. sues Meta for ‘election interference’ after it temporarily removed a campaign video

Independent Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
Photo by Lev Radin / Pacific Press / LightRocket via Getty Images

Independent presidential candidate and anti-vaccine advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is suing Meta for allegedly violating the First Amendment and engaging in “election interference” because it removed a video about him.

The lawsuit is not likely to advance far, considering that the First Amendment bars the government — not companies — from censoring speech. Plus, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act effectively insulates online platforms from being sued for how they choose to remove or limit content on their sites.

Keep in mind this is the same candidate who has claimed that part of his brain had been eaten years ago by a parasitic worm (he told The New York Times he’s recovered from symptoms including memory loss related to the…

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