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Supreme Court Keeps on Hold Efforts in Texas, Florida To Regulate Social Media Platforms

The justices returned the cases to lower courts in challenges from trade associations for the companies, which claimed that the laws violated the platforms’ speech rights.

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Conservative States Challenge Federal Rule on Treatment of Transgender Students

Several Republican state attorneys general are arguing that the new policies would hurt women and girls, trample free speech rights and create burdens for the states.

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Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Between Disney and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Allies

It ends litigation sparked by DeSantis’ takeover of the district from Disney supporters following the company’s opposition to Florida’s so-called “Don’t Say Gay” law.

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Florida’s DeSantis Signs One of the Country’s Most Restrictive Social Media Bans for Minors

The bill will ban social media accounts for children under 14 and require parental permission for 15- and 16-year-olds -- if it withstands expected legal challenges.

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Court: Florida’s ‘Stop WOKE’ Law Restricting Diversity Training Is Unconstitutional

The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a federal judge’s ruling that the act violates the First Amendment as it applies to businesses and is impermissibly vague.

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Florida Senate Unanimously Passes Bill To Define Antisemitism

Florida is among several states seeking to define antisemitism, as there has been a surge in antisemitic incidents since the Israel-Hamas war began in October.

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Supreme Court Wrestles With GOP-Led States’ Efforts To Regulate Social Media Platforms

In nearly four hours of arguments, several justices questioned aspects of laws adopted by Republican-dominated legislatures and signed by Republican governors in Florida and Texas.

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Taylor Swift Is Demanding This College Student Stop Tracking Her Private Jet

The student emphasized that while he has never intended to cause harm, he also believes strongly in the importance of transparency and public information.

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