The fight against robocalls is getting even hotter after a federal judge in Arkansas struck down a ban on political robocalls. The judge ruled that it violates the First Amendment as a content-based restriction on speech.
As the campaign season has been hitting it hard on all media outlets, the ruling from Judge J . Leon Holmes won’t give anyone a break. It will allow automated political calls to continue bothering Arkansas citizens.
Unfortunately, this isn’t the first time a state has overturned a ban against these types of calls. South Carolina struck down a similar ban last year.
The ruling now brings up the questions of whether Americans can be protected from political robocalls that are constantly calling them. Click below to learn what this all could mean for the privacy and safety of Americans: