PRO-TRUMP United States Congressman Paul Gosar backed Politicalite last night after the British Government forced us to remove articles and content online surrounding a high-profile case, that we cannot reveal due to legal reasons.
The lawmaker for Arizona said: “Censoring opposing views, even odious views, is an intellectual and political surrender to fascism, This will not end well.”.
“The ease with which once classically liberal societies are now engaging in authoritarian style censorship bodes ill for diversity of thought and culture.” added Gosar.
His comments followed the UK Attorney General sending legal threats to Politicalite, in which we were forced to take down content surrounding a high profile case, that we are unable to reveal due to legal reasons in an attack on the free press.
Politicalite is now under threat and may be forced to pay thousands of pounds in legal fees to fight the censorship of the press.
On Friday night, we received a letter from the Attorney General that read as follows.
On [CENSORED], an article was published on your website titled [CENSORED] The article remains online and a copy of that article can be found here.[CENSORED].
In addition a tweet from your publication’s Twitter account of the same date links to this article with the hashtag [CENSORED].
That article has been referred to this office on the basis that it may amount to contempt of court contrary to the Contempt of Court Act 1981.
In particular, concerns have been raised regarding the publication of information surrounding [CENSORED]
The purpose of this letter is to invite you to provide any information or representations that you believe may be relevant to the Attorney General’s decision on whether to institute proceedings for contempt of court. “
Politicalite now faces being dragged through the courts for reporting on the case of [CENSORED].
We are worried and may be forced to shut down if the Government goes ahead with proceedings for contempt of court.
Politicalite now needs YOU more than ever to fight this attack on free speech and the free press.
Please, if you can donate what you can to help us fight the censorship.
BORIS: FREE PRESS IS VITAL
LAST Week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that a “free press” was vital after Extinction Rebellion blocked the publication of several UK newspapers.
This week his government is trying to censor a British news outlet run by the people, for the people.
Free Press 0. https://t.co/FykSiU4v5e
— Paul Gosar (@DrPaulGosar) September 12, 2020
The letter came just a week after Boris Johnson said: “A free press is vital in holding the government and other powerful institutions to account on issues critical for the future of our country, including the fight against climate change.”
“It is completely unacceptable to seek to limit the public’s access to news in this way.”
Last week @BorisJohnson said "A free press is vital in holding the government and other powerful institutions to account."
This week, his Government CENSORED a British news outlet. @Politicalite now faces being SHUT DOWN.
— Politicalite UK (@politicalite) September 12, 2020
Health Secretary Matt Hancock slammed the suppression of free speech.
Hancock tweeted: “Totally outrageous that Extinction Rebellion are trying to suppress free speech by blockading newspapers.”
“They must be dealt with by the full force of the law. Newspapers are already struggling – get out there & buy a paper to support the free press.”
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