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  • Village of Waterford May Have Violated 1st Amendment by Blocking Citizen on Facebook

    A federal judge ruled in January that Vos... violated the First Amendment when they blocked liberal group One Wisconsin Now.

    Racine Journal Times, 11/24/2019
  • ‘Shhh! It’s a Secret…’

    One Wisconsin Now, which sued lawmakers including Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) and Rep. John Nygren (R-Marinette).

    Urban Milwaukee, 11/02/2019
  • Top Republican Signals He Won’t Cover Legal Bills in Twitter Case

    State officials agreed to pay for One Wisconsin Now's legal bills after a judge determined they violated the group's rights.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/02/2019
  • GOP Twitter Block Will Cost Wisconsin Taxpayers $200,000

    A federal judge ruled [that] Robin Vos and Rep. John Nygren, both Republicans, had infringed on the group's First Amendment rights.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 08/17/2019
  • Wisconsin Taxpayers To Pay $200K For Liberal Group’s Attorneys

    Attorneys for a liberal group will be paid $200,000 by taxpayers because Republican state lawmakers blocked the group on Twitter.

    Associated Press, 08/16/2019
  • Taxpayers to Give Up $200,000 Because Republican Lawmakers Blocked a Liberal Group on Twitter

    Wisconsin taxpayers will hand over $200,000 to a liberal organization's lawyers because Republican lawmakers blocked the group on Twitter.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/15/2019
  • Clemons Back in Court for Social Media Blocking

    Earlier this year, a federal judge also sided with One Wisconsin Now after being blocked by three state assembly Republicans.

    Gainsville Sun, 06/14/2019
  • Taxpayers Likely Will Have to Pick Up Legal Bills in Twitter Case Between Liberal Group and GOP Lawmakers

    Taxpayers likely will have to pick up the legal fees of a liberal group that sued Republican lawmakers for blocking it on Twitter.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 05/21/2019
  • Trump’s Twitter Habits Are Affecting How Local Politicians Behave Online

    A federal judge concluded three state representatives had violated the First Amendment by blocking One Wisconsin Now.

    Washington Post, 03/25/2019
  • Trump’s Twitter Habits Influencing Politics, And The Law

    Banning people is just as problematic "online as it is at a town hall meeting," she told the Post.

    Newsmax, 03/25/2019
  • First Amendment Does Not Unconditionally Protect Blocked Twitter Users

    This issue has now reached Wisconsin’s western district court with the ruling on One Wisconsin Now v. Kremer.

    Badger Herald, 02/05/2019
  • Political Integrity Is Vital to Democracy — Discourse on Twitter Must Not Be an Exception

    A federal judge ruled three Wisconsin GOP lawmakers were in violation of the First Amendment when they blocked One Wisconsin Now

    Badger Herald, 01/30/2019
  • Federal Court Sides With One Wisconsin Now in Twitter Blocking Lawsuit Against Republican State Representatives

    A judge has delivered an opinion in favor of One Wisconsin Now in their lawsuit over being blocked from the government Twitter accounts.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/18/2019
  • Judge Finds Republicans Violated Free Speech Rights by Blocking Liberal Group on Twitter

    One Wisconsin Now ... sued Vos, Rep. John Nygren of Marinette and then-Rep. Jesse Kremer of Kewaskum for blocking it on Twitter.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 01/18/2019
  • Judge: GOP Lawmakers Can’t Block Liberal Group From Twitter Feeds

    [A federal judge ruled] three GOP state lawmakers violated the First Amendment when they blocked a liberal advocacy group on Twitter.

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 01/18/2019
  • Devil’s Advocates Radio: January 18, 2019

    One Wisconsin Now has won another victory against Robin Vos and the WISGOP and Scot Ross joins the Devils to take a lap.

    , 01/18/2019
  • Federal Judge: Vos’ Twitter Block Violated Free Speech Rights

    The decision from U.S. District Judge William Conley siding with the group, One Wisconsin Now, serves to illustrate emerging views...

    Racine Journal Times, 01/18/2019
  • Federal Judge Finds Wisconsin Republican Lawmakers Violated Free Speech Rights With Twitter Blocks

    The decision, written by District Judge William Conley, is the second win for One Wisconsin Now ... this week.

    Capital Times, 01/18/2019
  • One Wisconsin Now Reaction on ‘Encouraging’ Social Media Lawsuit Ruling

    This ruling reminds our elected officials that when they create a public forum, they can’t silence people with whom they disagree.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/14/2019
  • One Wisconsin Now Seeks Summary Judgement in Lawsuit Over Republican State Representatives Twitter ‘Blocking’

    One Wisconsin Now today asked for summary judgement in their Twitter lawsuit against State Representatives Jesse Kremer, John Nygren and Robin Vos.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/29/2018
  • One Wisconsin Now Reaction on ‘Encouraging’ Twitter Lawsuit Ruling

    One Wisconsin Now released the following statements about a federal court ruling that says Donald Trump cannot block Twitter users based on political views.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/23/2018
  • Federal Decision Barring Trump From Blocking Twitter Users Could Have Implications for Wisconsin Case

    Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, said the group is encouraged by the ruling.

    Capital Times, 05/23/2018
  • Trump Twitter Decision Tweets New Life in Wisconsin Case

    On Wednesday, the Madison-based progressive group One Wisconsin Now celebrated the ruling and brought attention to its own similar lawsuit.

    Racine Journal Times, 05/23/2018
  • Judge Suggests Twitter Compromise

    A similar lawsuit was filed in October against three Wisconsin state representatives who blocked the Twitter account for One Wisconsin Now.

    World, 03/14/2018
  • Plain Talk: ‘Public Servants’ Want to Keep Us in the Dark

    They don't like One Wisconsin Now's habit of arguing with their views, so thanks to social media technology they can just refuse to give the group access.

    Capital Times, 11/22/2017
  • Scot Ross: RT If You Support the First Amendment

    Free speech is not just for the people or organizations whom our state elected officials like or with whom they agree.

    Capital Times, 11/10/2017
  • Capital City Sunday: One Wisconsin Now Files Suit Against Republicans

    Scot Ross discussed his lawsuit against three Republican lawmakers who have blocked his organization on Twitter.

    WKOW-TV, 11/05/2017
  • Lawmakers Sued For Twitter Block

    One Wisconsin Now argues blocking their account violates the First Amendment by denying them access to information that’s being shared publicly.

    Wisconsin Radio Network, 11/02/2017
  • Group Sues Three Wisconsin Lawmakers Over Twitter Blocks

    One Wisconsin Now is suing three GOP state lawmakers for blocking the organization on Twitter, arguing the step amounted to a violation of the First Amendment.

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 11/02/2017
  • Wisconsin Lawmakers Sued for Blocking Liberal Group on Twitter

    A Wisconsin progressive nonprofit filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against three Republican State Assembly members for blocking its Twitter account.

    Courthouse News, 11/01/2017
  • Wisconsin Nonprofit Sues Elected Officials for Blocking It on Twitter

    Does blocking someone on Twitter violate the First Amendment? Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now is arguing yes, if you’re an elected official.

    Observer, 11/01/2017
  • Progressive Group Sues Three Republican Lawmakers for Blocking It on Twitter

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now sued three GOP lawmakers Tuesday for blocking it on Twitter.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11/01/2017
  • Lawmakers Sued for Blocking One Wisconsin Now on Twitter

    A liberal advocacy group is suing, claiming three Republican lawmakers shouldn't be allowed to block people from their public Twitter accounts.

    WISN-TV, 11/01/2017