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ATTENTION! I believe this is a MAJOR first amendment violation of free speech. @dsp_recruiting the Delaware Police Department is blocking people who have questions and opinions after watching an officer draw a gun on a driver for a traffic stop (swipe right). If you want to see what happens, leave a comment and screenshot right away. See how long it takes you to get blocked. Then email me the screenshots of your comment and showing if they blocked you, to email@example.com... READY.. SET.. GO!!! #AFTP #mrcheckpointcommunity @aclu_nationwide @aclu_socal
I find it personally outrageous and a major violation of our right to free speech for a government run instagram account to censor, delete comments, and block people for just asking a question or expressing their opinion. Scroll down for a template I made that you can copy and paste with few edits and send it to the following relevant recipients (see below). Click here, https://www.instagram.com/dps_recruiting/ and if their page doesn’t pop up, you know you’re blocked.
Here was my actual email…
To whom it may concern,
After watching a video of Delaware State officer pulling his gun and pointing it at a driver during a traffic stop, I had some questions (see video here https://www.instagram.com/p/
That same post shows to have 390+ comments but when you click to view more now, they are now all deleted.
I ask for your reply regarding what I believe is a violation on our civil liberties and 1st amendment right of free speech on a government run page. I can send screenshots and evidence as needed.
Awaiting your response.
You can copy and paste the email below but please edit it as you wish or true for you. Feel free to edit and delete whatever needed to make sure it’s true.
Subject: Please look into if violation of our free speech.
To whom it may concern,
I believe I and many others are victim to a violation of our first amendment right. of After watching a video of Delaware State officer pulling his gun and pointing it at a driver during a traffic stop, I went to instagram which is one of the ways I communicate and found the account https://www.instagram.com/dsp_recruiting/ which in profile name says, “Delaware State Police”.
They ended up deleting my comments and blocked my page. I ask you to look into this matter and get appropriate info, proof, and screenshots from Sennett Devermont who can be reached at Sennett@mrcheckpoint.com regarding what I believe is a violation on our civil liberties and 1st amendment right of free speech on a government run page. He is expecting your response. He can send screenshots and evidence as needed.