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Twitter and the First Amendment

Here’s a new analysis of the constitutionality of presidential tweeting (or rather, blocking):

According to Dennis Baron, “The Knight First Amendment Institute claims that when Donald Trump blocks Twitter followers who criticize him or his policies, he’s violating the First Amendment, and so Knight is suing on behalf of seven blocked tweeters to force the president to unblock them and open his Twitter feed to everyone.”

Read more on Baron’s blog: https://illinois.edu/blog/view/25/576432