Skip to comments.Lin Wood, attorney for Kyle Rittenhouse, says he was locked out of Twitter account "I'm going to take Jack Dorsey's ass down," Wood tells Fox News
Posted on 09/02/2020 12:57:01 PM PDT by RightGeek
The high-profile attorney for Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old charged with fatally shooting two people in Kenosha, said he was locked out of his Twitter account Tuesday after posting about raising money for Rittenhouse's legal defense.
L. Lin Wood argued the action against his account is the latest example of Twitter censorship of conservative voices and he intends to file a lawsuit against the social media giant and its CEO Jack Dorsey.
"I'm going to take Jack Dorsey's ass down," Wood told Fox News. "He has been abusing the First Amendment of this country for his own agenda."
Wood was blocked from tweeting for several hours on Tuesday for violating Twitter rules. Wood said he's been careful to abide by Twitter's terms of service. But he got a notice that his account was locked for "glorifying violence."
"I knew they were going to censor me because I'm sending a message of hope," Wood, who posts regularly to his nearly 138,000 followers, told Fox News. "I'm sending a message of truth. And I'm sending a message that Kyle Rittenhouse is innocent."
Hours after the account had been suspended, Twitter said it made a mistake in a statement to Fox News.
"This account was incorrectly actioned," a Twitter spokesperson said. "This has been reversed and the account has been reinstated."
Wood said he now intends to rely on Parler, the social media service that has attracted conservatives fed up with Twitter.
Wood said he's been accumulating "a mountain of evidence" to support a lawsuit against Twitter for discriminating against users based on political speech.
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I was banned on a site for supporting Kyle after seeing a host of videos, including the interview with him before the shooting stared.
I was banned for supporting a murderer. The comical part is that a couple of posts before that I had said that he is not a murderer until a jury says so.
The left is being outed a thousand ways today.
I like it.
Go for it, Bro.!
You will have millions of conservatives cheering you on.
Just be ready to be doxxed and slandered online.
There will be some form of retaliation.
God Bless Lin Wood FREE SPEECH!! Twitter messed with the wrong person!!!
I'm sure I don't have to tell Lin Wood how wrong he is, but here goes.
The First applies to the fact the STATE cannot take away your right to free speech. But Twitter? Yeah. They can, and do, legally cancel your account.
Not an idle threat from the guy who took down CNN, the Washington Compost and is still working on the others
“The First applies to the fact the STATE cannot take away your right to free speech. “
Actually, it says Congress ...
Hero has many levels. He is a hero at the law level.
The larger point being monopolies have no right to cancel or censor you based on race, religion, sex or national origin. Imagine if your insurance company were allowed to cancel your policy simply because you voted Republican. If your electricity were cut off because you support Kyle Rittenhouse.
Yet the government allows Twitter circumvent your rights.
Does Twitter lock everybody who glorifies violence, or only certain kinds of violence?
AWESOME!!! This needs to be done.
We do not have a court of public opinion if it is being sensored by social media.
He’s on Parler now.
1. Its a public company.
2. It has internal and external policies it must consistently follow.
How do you get on Parker if you dont have a cell phone?
Parler. Spell check is a killer!
You think Lin Wood an’t get around that teensy problem?
Id contribute money for that lawsuit. Make Twitter Great Again.
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