Has a federal rep blocked you on Twitter?

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Has a federal rep blocked you on Twitter?

 "The decision may have implications for other government officials' blocking of critics on social media," said Joshua Geltzer, an constitutional law expert at Georgetown University.

You may have heard that there was a court decision recently that, paraphrased poorly, says Trump can’t block dissenters on Twitter. The good news about this: he doesn’t have to be the only one. This can go both ways, and how much fun would that be?

The Washington Post reported:

President Donald Trump's decision to block his Twitter followers over their political views is a violation of the First Amendment, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, saying Trump's effort to silence his critics is not permissible under the U.S. Constitution because the digital space in which he engages with constituents is a public forum.

[While] the ruling narrowly targets the Trump administration and is not binding on other public officials, it establishes an important legal precedent that they will be likely to follow. Importantly, the ruling identifies only parts of Trump's account as a public forum subject to First Amendment protections, not the entire account nor the rest of Twitter.

 "The decision may have implications for other government officials' blocking of critics on social media," said Joshua Geltzer, an constitutional law expert at Georgetown University.

 If you have been blocked by a federal representative, be it a Congressman or Senator, from their official Twitter account, for posting policy differences or non threatening or harassing comments, tag me on Twitter @RealWriteWinger and screen shot me who blocked you and for what tweet.

I would love it if Feinstein, Schumer, or Pelosi, or really any other federal representative, has blocked any of you for pro gun comments.

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