ExxonMobil Claims the First Amendment Gives it the Right to Lie About Climate Change

The largest US oil firm is asking the Texas Supreme Court to allow it to use the law, known as rule 202, to pursue legal action against more than a dozen California municipal officials. Exxon claims that in filing lawsuits against the company over its role in the climate crisis, the officials are orchestrating a conspiracy against the firm’s First Amendment rights.

How Exxon Is Leveraging Texas Courts to Silence Its Climate Critics | The Nation

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