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Twitter Suspends US Senate Candidate for Hateful Conduct

March 25, 2014, then, U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., left, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 25, 2014. Senate candidate Vicky Hartzler’s campaign says she has no plans to delete a tweet in which she wrote, “Women’s sports are for women, not men pretending to be women,” even after Twitter said she won’t be able to tweet, retweet, follow or like posts until she does. Twitter on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, suspended Hartzler’s personal account,  (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)
March 25, 2014, then, U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., left, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 25, 2014. Senate candidate Vicky Hartzler’s campaign says she has no plans to delete a tweet in which she wrote, “Women’s sports are for women, not men pretending to be women,” even after Twitter said she won’t be able to tweet, retweet, follow or like posts until she does. Twitter on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, suspended Hartzler’s personal account, (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)
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St. Louis (AP) -- A U.S. Senate candidate for Missouri says she has no plans to delete a transphobic tweet that violated Twitter's rules against hateful conduct, even after the social media platform said she won’t be able to tweet, retweet, follow or like posts until she does.

Twitter suspended Vicky Hartzler ’s personal account on Monday.