Updating Our Rights With The Internet
Arguing the Necessity of a Fundamental Right to Internet Access
Fundamental rights are essential to the functions of our democracy. A right is declared fundamental when the government must pass a strict scrutiny test in order to infringe upon it. This article is in support of a fundamental right to internet access given how essential the internet has become in the last decade, particularly post-pandemic. Under this right, the United States government would need to go to great lengths to remove internet access from a citizen.