Bill banning social media censorship torpedoed in Senate


The state Senate on Tuesday torpedoed a bill banning social media companies from limiting content, sending the legislation back to a different committee where it will likely die for the year.

The Senate sent the bill back to the Judiciary Committee after senators raised concern about the legal implications of the bill, which the attorney general's top deputy warned could draw a legal challenge on constitutional grounds. The vote was 18-15.

The bill - backed by Sens. Mark Steffen, Alicia Straub and Mike Thompson - would ban . . .


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