Twitter users want President Donald Trump to unblock them—or face legal action.
“This Twitter account operates as a ‘designated public forum’ for First Amendment purposes, and accordingly the viewpoint-based blocking of our clients is unconstitutional,” reads a letter representing several Twitter users, including Holly O’Reilly, who was blocked after tweeting Trump a GIF of the president meeting Pope Francis.
This is pretty much how the whole world sees you.#AMJoy#SundayMorning pic.twitter.com/CycqYnKg8b
— Holly O’Reilly (@AynRandPaulRyan) May 28, 2017
The attorneys argue that blocking users suppresses speech, since those blocked can’t interact with Trump on Twitter anymore. Read more…
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