”That figure—48 percent—is significant. It means, that just about half of all people want the government to violate the First Amendment, which protects the free speech rights of private actors, including tech companies.
Free speech can be messy but the authors of the Bill of Rights believed that the federal government should not have the right to decide what ideas the people are allowed to express. After all, the government might accidentally criminalize true information rather than false information or nefariously censor criticism of its own actions.” – https://reason.com/2021/08/20/48-of-americans-want-the-government-to-restrict-misinformation-on-social-media/