The ban was brought on by the decision of women’s soccer teams earlier this week to kneel in protest against racism.
Olympics athletes are defending their right to protest against racism, police violence and human rights violations.
“The factual basis for this case has completely fallen apart,” says human rights attorney Jennifer Robinson.
Trump apparently did not understand that satire was protected speech and repeatedly asked for something to be done.
Police, their unions and lobbyists have supported one or more “anti-riot” bills in at least 14 states since last June.
The decision is a blow to Trump, who leans on Facebook for the massive fundraising pool it provides.
The decision comes as the IOC reaffirms its controversial “Rule 50” that bans political speech among athletes.
The law, billed as an “anti-riot” measure by proponents, violates many First Amendment protections, critics say.
Civil rights organizations have derided the legislation as conflicting with First Amendment free speech rights.
Opponents of the Line 3 pipeline in Minnesota are concerned about recent curbs on their free speech and assembly rights.