“Multiple first amendment violations” by Valley Voice, Hanford Sentinel, public officials

American citizens’ first amendment rights are at jeopardy and news companies have a responsibility to help protect those rights.  The news companies benefit from the first amendment with the right to free press.  So why don’t they also help fight to protect the whole first amendment which includes freedom of speech?

The Hanford Sentinel is owned and run by Santa Maria News Media inc. A company by its name is located in Santa Maria, over 2 hours from Hanford, California.  These business owners are blocking citizens from the Hanford Sentinel Facebook page.  These citizens cannot view articles posted.  Even after following all Facebook standards.  It’s amazing these owners want all the publicity from Social media but none of the CRITICISM.  That’s violating US citizens’ first amendment.

Catherine Doe, Editor of the Valley Voice, seems real reluctant to run any of these stories.  If it’s a story about Xavier getting served a cease and desist letter a whole article is written on it.  Yet when I give Catherine the full information about Hanford Vice Mayor Kalish Morrow violating first amendment by blocking citizens on her official city council Facebook page, it is it met with deaf ears.  Even though I sent articles how AOC an elected official lost a court case on this same issue and was forced to apologize.

Seems like Valley Voice only values the first amendment when it benefits them.

I find it sickening that businesses that benefit from first amendment refuse to defend freedom of speech and even violate the same amendment that protects them.

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  1. I totally agree with you. I’ve been talking to people about it for years and they have expressed that there is nothing we can do about these corrupted companies.

    • Stop buying their papers. Stop visiting their websites. We can do something about the city council members. It sickens me because I brought this to the attention of city council member Francisco Ramirez and instead of calling of Kalish Morrow for violating citizens first he personal tries to attack Mayor Diane Sharp by reorganizing City Council. Plus when I asked about his reasoning over the phone he told me a lie proven false by a text he sent me. The political drama and corruption in this small town is horrible.

  2. You have all the power in the world. Boycott all advertisers in the (progressive) Valley Voice

    • WELL, YOU FOCUS ON THE WRONG NEWSPAPER!! Valley Voice is privately funded. What advertisment do you see on the website, none! Go to Hanford Sentinel and see all the ads they have. The Hanford Sentinel is the one blocking citizens from their Facebook page. Valley Voice actually ran my opinion piece. It’s ran by Visalia citizen. Hanford Sentinel is owned and ran by Santa Maria citizens. You should be aware at the real evil newspaper and that’s clearly Hanford Sentinel

  3. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”

    Notice how it says “Congress?” Neither of these newspapers are “Congress.”

    Also, this you Chad? https://hanfordsentinel.com/news/man-allegedly-yells-at-staff-demands-entry-into-kings-county-building/article_7a57d55b-ad03-59f1-b77e-be6312a406bb.html

    • I sure am. Those charges never went to court. Great job being obsessed with me stalker. Maybe you should read the whole article. You just decide to ignore that ELECTED OFFICIAL KALISH MORROW HAS VIOLATED MY FIRST AMENDMENT BY BLOCKING ME ON HER OFFICIAL CITY COUNCIL FACEBOOK PAGE. Did you click the underlined part that is an actual link that shows past court cases were judges have ruled against elected officials like AOC for this. You clearly miss the point about news media companies benefiting from freedom of speech then censoring citizens. Especially a newspaper company censoring citizens in that town when it’s ran by a company over 3 hours away. ADDRESS THE OTHER ISSUE. DO YOU HAVE NO PROBLEM WITH ELECTED OFFICIALS VIOLATING US CITIZENS FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS!?

    • I am that Chad. No charges were brought to trial because I don’t do drugs and Kings County Sheriff never tested me. They knew I wasn’t in drugs but charges me as such anyway. Funny how terrorist threats are mentioned yet I never spent a day in court. If they actually had any evidence I would have had to gone to trial.

  4. Catherine: Thanks for giving this soul an outlet to express his angst. I wish he could channel it through one of the non-violent mass movements for social and environmental justice. Nevertheless, Chad: I wish you well.

    • Nice hating. Keep praising politicians that violate the first Amendment Don Macro. What have you contributed? What do you ever speak about until it’s negative insults about a US CITIZEN? That’s right, you have no morals or ethics just hate and drama. NOTHING INTELLIGENT OF THE ACTUAL SUBJECT DO YOU DON!

  5. Chad the very fact that Valley Voice has always printed your comments and now your Opinion Piece speaks for itself. Your claim has no legs. I suggest that you start your own blog (unless you have the money and backing to start your and run your own newspaper) and then YOU will be the one making the decision to cover the stories that YOU deem to be of value. You most definitely have the passion and hopefully the drive to at least be the creator of your own blog. I wish you success and above all peace of mind.

  6. THEY ACTUALLY DELETED COMMENTS BEFORE. THEY HAVE TO POST MY COMMENTS WHEN THEY POST EVERYONE ELSES. MY CLAIM HAS NO LEG? MORONS SPEAK IN ABSOLUTES! IF YOU ACTUALLY CLICKED THE UNDERLINED SECTION ITS BECOMES A LINK! CATHERINE COULDN’T EVEN LEAVE MY LETTER TO THE EDITOR THE WAY I WROTE IT! IT PROVED MY POINT THAT THESE NEWS COMPANIES WILL DO ANYTHING TO HIDE THE FACTS. I GUESS JUDGES RULING AGAINST ELECTED OFFICIALS FOR DOING TO OTHER CITIZENS WHAT CITY COUNCIL KALISH MORROW IS DOING TO ME IS CONSIDERED HAVING NO LEG RIGHT! GOOGLE AOC FORCED TO APOLOGIZE FOR BLOCKING CITIZENS ON TWITTER

    • Sorry Chad but yelling at the top of your lungs is no way to engage others in dialogue. This tendency of yours to yell and go off on people might be something that you discuss with your therapist about during your next counseling session. I still wish for you peace of mind.

      • Yelling? How can I tell over the internet? Again you you focus on me personally than the issue of first amendment rights being violated. That’s pathetic

        • Perhaps I was informed wrong by my betters when it comes to public posting but to type in “all caps” is normally considered to be talking in a very loud voice, i.e. yelling. As for focusing on your personally because of the “way” you post….. yeah I was. When it coms to your 1st Amendment rights, you are not being silenced but it is understandable that you are being ignored. Bye Chad

          • Are you an attorney? How about read the article about how the judge ruled against elected official OAC for blocking US CITIZENS on Twitter and had to apologize for violating first amendment.

          • That’s nice? Do you got anything intelligent to say about the elected officials violating citizens first amendment rights?

      • That’s nice? Do you got anything intelligent to say about the elected officials violating citizens first amendment rights?

  7. I have recently had my 1st amendment right attacked in Supreme Court as the Judge made an order that I can no longer post to social media about corruption here in Erie County. I have been treated unfairly and unequally in the Courts for the last 2 years. I have had my due process rights denied and my 1st amendment right violated. Due to me filing lawful complaints and continuing to speak about the corruption, the Courts keep punishing me for it. It is unconstitutional.

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