Two years ago, the British Parliament passed a law requiring sexually explicit websites to verify that users were 18 or older. The rules to implement that law were supposed to be in place in April 2018. But implementing the law proved more difficult than anticipated, so government officials delayed rolling out the rules until Easter of this year. But it looks like that deadline won't be met either, and both supporters and opponents of the law say they are frustrated the government isn't releasing more details about how it is supposed to work.
"My cousin committed suicide while on duty at the armory after coming home from a tour abroad."
In the best of all possible worlds, such actions wouldn't be necessary. In the current climate, boycotting social media might spark a return to a robust marketplace of ideas.
The Utah Supreme Court upheld a six-month suspension without pay, based in part (though not entirely) on these remarks; the judge has a history of past discipline on other grounds as well.
"I want to be clear that the comments I made are not indicative of who I am or who I've become in the years since."