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Document: Trump's Blocking of Critics on Twitter is Unconstitutional, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Rules

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has issued a declaratory judgment holding that President Trump's blocking of his critics on Twitter violates the First Amendment. The ruling is included in full below.

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Twitter Users Sue to Enjoin the President’s Twitter Blocking Based on Political Viewpoint

On Tuesday, a civil action was filed by Columbia University’s Knight First Amendment Institute and seven blocked Twitter users, asserting that President Trump and his staff are violating the First Amendment by blocking users on Twitter based on their viewpoints. 

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