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Florida Can't Stop Social Media Companies From Banning Politicians, Court Rules

Ron DeSantis

Ron DeSantis

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It’s unconstitutional for Florida to stop social media platforms from banning politicians, a federal appeals court said Monday.

The state’s Republicans crafted a law last year to ensure politicians could remain active on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook after those companies suspended former President Donald Trump‘s accounts.