ACLU of Georgia

ACLU Challenges Georgia Politicians’ Facebook Blocks

By Tyler Jett | Chattanooga Times Free Press | January 27, 2018

At some point seven years ago — she can’t remember when, exactly — LJ Burton could no longer sound off on U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson’s Facebook page.

“I don’t know why,” Burton said, “other than I disagree with him on pretty much everything.”

Specifically, she thought the Republican from Georgia needed to expand unemployment benefits, support the Affordable Care Act and “stop obstructing absolutely everything.” Isakson, or someone in his office, decided he no longer needed to hear her takes. She was blocked from commenting.

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