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Blocked on Twitter

The Eighth Circuit ruled that Missouri state Representative Cheri Toalson Reisch did not violate a constituent's rights when she blocked on him Twitter, because she used the account “overwhelmingly for campaign purposes," and the First Amendment prohibits "only governmental abridgment of speech."

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The Eighth Circuit ruled that Missouri state Representative Cheri Toalson Reisch did not violate a constituent's rights when she blocked on him Twitter, because she used the account “overwhelmingly for campaign purposes," and the First Amendment prohibits "only governmental abridgment of speech."

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