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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Courthouse News Service
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Illegal Twitter block

ST. LOUIS — A federal court in Missouri found in favor of a political activist who sued the St. Louis city council’s president for blocking her from his Twitter account after she publicly asked him about the closing of a city jail. This amounts to viewpoint discrimination by a government official, as the account was used for work, not personal affairs.

Read the ruling here.

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