Musk's X to pay legal fees to support doctor who sued to silence her critics (and lost)

Since acquiring the company now known as X, Elon Musk has claimed that his social media platform would be one where free speech ideals reigned supreme. In August 2023, Musk went so far as declaring that he would financially support any user who was punished for their speech on X.”If you were unfairly treated by your employer due to posting or liking something on this platform, we will fund your legal bill,” Musk said. “No limit. Please let us know.” SEE ALSO: Elon Musk and X lose lawsuit against anti-hate nonprofit This past Sunday, X seemingly shared an example of one such case.”X is proud to help defend Dr. Kulvinder Kaur Gill against the government-supported efforts to cancel her speech,” X said, going on to say they would pay the remainder of the doctor’s $300,000 legal bills. Gill had previously posted that she had raised around half of the amount herself through a crowdfunding campaign, meaning X was going to fund the estimated remainder of $150,000. Tweet may have been deleted However, Musk and company left out an important, glaring detail that seems to run contrary to his stated “free speech” beliefs: The lawsuit that Gill lost was one that she filed in an attempt to silence critics from saying things she did not like.Who is Dr. Kulvinder Kaur Gill?Dr. Kulvinder Kaur Gill is a Canadian physician who published posts in 2020 on X, then Twitter, that presented her COVID vaccine-skepticism and anti-lockdown beliefs in the early months of the…Musk's X to pay legal fees to support doctor who sued to silence her critics (and lost)