Supreme Court split on White House contact with social media in censorship case

The Supreme Court weighed a historic First Amendment dispute on Monday between Republican-led states and the Biden administration over how far the federal government can go to combat social media posts on subjects including COVID-19 information, election security, or possible threats.

Oral arguments before the high court on Monday centered on a high-profile lawsuit filed by Louisiana, Missouri, and other parties accusing officials in the Biden administration of relying on social media platforms to censor online viewpoints unconstitutionally, including conservative ideas. Justices appeared to be divided among a variety of ways to handle the final decision in the case, but all appeared slightly skeptical of the arguments brought by the plaintiffs.

The case began its ascent to the high court docket after a lower court
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