Wash Times: David Bossie: Liberals attack First Amendment, again

House Democrats introduce H.R. 1 as part of their ferocious anti-freedom, cancel culture spree

Every two years, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the radical Democrats in the House set their sights on canceling the constitutional protections that were reasserted by the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark Citizens United victory for free speech.

As president of Citizens United, I’ve grown accustomed to the relentless attacks on the First Amendment that come from the left and wear them as a badge of honor. Now, 11, years since Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision, the liberals are at it again and with even more ferocity.

Our 2010 Supreme Court decision defended the First Amendment’s language that states, “Congress shall make no law … abridging the freedom of speech.” These are words that Mrs. Pelosi and the radical left don’t want you to read and view as a mere inconvenience in their quest for absolute power. The Citizens United case has made it easier for Americans who aren’t Washington insiders to participate in our political process and that’s why career politicians on the left hate it so much.

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