WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Schmitt released the following statement after a federal district court denied the Biden Administration’s Motion for Stay Pending Appeal and Motion for Administrative Stay on the injunction issued in Missouri v. Biden:
“Today is another big win for free speech and our efforts to fight back against big tech and government censorship. The federal judge that granted the injunction in Missouri v. Biden just similarly denied both of the federal government’s motions to stay that injunction, keeping it in place. This is yet another victory for freedom of speech, and another crushing defeat for censorship. And while this is a big win, the case will continue on in higher courts and our efforts to finally end this ‘censorship enterprise’ once and for all continue on as well – stay tuned,” said Senator Eric Schmitt.
- Senator Schmitt filed Missouri v. Biden in 2022 when he was serving as Missouri’s Attorney General, alleging a “vast censorship enterprise” between the federal government and social media companies to censor speech online.
- Today, the same Court that granted an injunction in Missouri v. Biden denied the federal government’s Motion for Stay Pending Appeal and Motion for Administrative Stay on the injunction, keeping it in place.
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