A photograph, taken Monday, May 13, 2019, of a screen showing state Sen. Ray Scott's official Facebook page. The Grand Junction Republican is being sued by the ACLU for blocking a constituent on Facebook and Twitter. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Should it be illegal for Colorado’s elected officials to block someone on social media? This lawsuit may provide a definitive answer.

State Sen. Ray Scott, R-Grand Junction, blocked a constituent on Twitter and Facebook. The ACLU has sued him, hoping to set legal precedent amid a growing debate on the issue in Colorado.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
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Federal court revives long-fought lawsuit in Colorado challenging TABOR

In a 2-1 decision, the appeals court said the local governments do have a right to sue. The court didn't rule on the merits of the lawsuit.

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Equifax to pay up to $700 million in data breach settlement, including more than $3 million to Colorado

Colorado will receive $3.16 million in the settlement after the personal information of more than 2.5 million Coloradans was exposed in a breach