ACLU digging in on politicians’ blocked social media accounts

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President Donald Trump's been sued for it.

So has the governor of Maryland.

And so has the governor of Kentucky.

A Florida lawmaker is facing similar litigation.

Increasingly, politicians at all levels of government — federal, state and local — are finding themselves drawn into courtrooms because they blocked dissenting opinions on social media.

Could someone in Kansas be next?

The American Civil Liberties Union is soliciting complaints from Kansans who've been blocked on social media by an elected official. The ACLU invited comments with a tweet last month asking anyone to relay complaints about being blocked.

"The courts have . . .

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