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Politicians Blocking Users They Don’t Like on Twitter Are Violating the First Amendment, and Endangering Public Safety Amid the Pandemic

Like many Americans, Missourian Mike Campbell follows his elected officials on Twitter. That is, he did—until his state representative, Cheri Toalson Reisch, blocked him after he retweeted comments critical of her. We’ve seen other public officials, including President Trump, try to block on Twitter people whose views they don’t...

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