‘Groomer’ not defamation
OMAHA, Neb. — A federal court in Nebraska dismissed state Senator Megan Hunt’s defamation lawsuit against a political organization that repeatedly tweeted that she is a “groomer” because one of her teen children is trans. The social media posts were hyperbolic opinion on a matter of public debate, so even if they were “vehement” and “caustic,” they are protected by the First Amendment.
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