The Colorado Sun: A Colorado state lawmaker who was sued earlier this year in federal court by the ACLU has agreed to unblock a constituent on Facebook and no longer block people on social media as part of a settlement.
But that’s not exactly the outcome the civil rights organization was hoping for.
The settlement in the case involving state Sen. Ray Scott, a Mesa County Republican, will end up costing taxpayers about $25,000 in attorneys fees for Anne Landman, the woman who sued the lawmaker after he blocked her in 2017. In exchange for the payment, Scott will unblock Landman on Twitter and Facebook and promises never to ban people from his official social media pages again, the ACLU said in announcing the agreement on Friday.
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