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Hawley Files NetChoice v. Paxton Amicus Brief with Supreme Court to Fight Big Tech's Censorship Crusade

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Texas' case NetChoice v. Paxton to define Big Tech platforms' role in disseminating users' speech.

In his brief, Senator Hawley argues that the Supreme Court must narrow Big Tech's power by defining whether these social media companies are self-conscious editors of content or neutral platforms that simply host users’ posts. He urges the Supreme Court not to permit Big Tech to algorithmically promote viru...

Hawley Files Gonzalez v. Google Amicus Brief with Supreme Court, Challenging Big Tech’s Section 230 Immunity

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court this week in the case Gonzalez v. Google, dealing with online platforms and the Section 230 immunity they receive for their algorithmic recommendations.

In his brief, Senator Hawley argues that courts have consistently misread the text of Section 230: Congress never intended the law to shield companies’ knowing distribution of unlawful content. In this case, Google promoted videos from ISIS-aligned terrorists...

Hawley Demands Biden Take Action Following Attacks on Pro-Life Groups, Intimidation of Justices

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding the Department of Justice (DOJ) investigate recent violent attacks on pro-life organizations, and intimidation of Supreme Court Justices. Senator Hawley writes that, despite devoting substantial resources to investigate parents at school board meetings, the Biden DOJ has failed to take action against radical activists who have committed clear violations of federal law. 

"Across the nation,...

Hawley Op-Ed: Supreme Court Roe v Wade leak was plan to bully Justices but they must not back down

By U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.)  |  May 4, 2022  |  Fox News 
 

I once clerked at the Supreme Court. Over the years, I’ve litigated there too, and I’ve never seen anything like the leak of the Supreme Court’s draft opinion in the abortion case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Justice Alito’s draft majority opinion is powerful, overturning Roe and returning the question of abortion to the people. The opinion is everything a constitutionalist could hope for. This leak looks like...

Senator Hawley Calls Out Liberal Lies, Opposes Judge Jackson’s Nomination

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) delivered his closing statement in the Senate Judiciary Markup for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination.

In his closing statement, Senator Hawley reinforced his stance against Judge Jackson’s record for lenient sentencing for pedophiles, and continued to express his opposition to her nomination. Judge Jackson refused to respond when asked about her sentencing record in various child pornography cases during her confirmation hearings.


Sena...

WaPo: Child Porn Offender KBJ Sentenced To Just 3 Months Continued Searching Pictures of Children

At this week's Supreme Court hearings, U.S. Senator Hawley (R-Mo.) questioned Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson about her statements in U.S. v. Hawkins where she sentenced a child porn offender to just three months instead of the recommended eight to 10 years. After his release, he continued seeking out "sexually arousing" images of young children.

The Washington Post reports

A person familiar with the Hawkins case read to The Post the probation office request that led to Jackson’s order. The...

When Pressed by Sen. Hawley on Her Lenient Record, Judge Jackson Can’t Respond

Building on his questioning during yesterday’s Supreme Court hearing, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) questioned Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson today on her sentencing record in various child pornography cases. When asked again about United States v. Hawkins, Judge Jackson would not say if she regretted her decision to sentence the defendant to just three months in prison, then refused to engage on several of Senator Hawley’s questions about the thought process behind her decision not to give more...