Coalition Letter to House of Representatives Opposing H.R. 7521

Document Date: March 12, 2024
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The ACLU and a coalition of other civil rights and civil liberties groups sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging them to oppose H.R. 7521, the “Protecting Americans from Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act,” because it would violate the First Amendment rights of Americans across the country who rely on TikTok for information, communication, advocacy, and entertainment. This bill would functionally ban the distribution of TikTok in the United States, and would grant the President broad new powers to ban other social media platforms based on their country of origin.

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