#FreeMilo sparks free speech debate after Twitter bans conservative writer

A debate over free speech erupted online after Twitter permanently suspended the account of a well-known conservative pundit.

Breitbart.com reported Tuesday that Twitter had permanently suspended the account of Milo Yiannopoulos. Yiannopoulos is a tech editor for Breitbart.com.

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