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Texas Legislature 2021

Gov. Greg Abbott backs bill to stop social media companies from banning Texans for political views

Senate Bill 12 would prohibit social media companies — including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube — from blocking, banning, demonetizing or otherwise discriminating against a user based on their viewpoint or their location within Texas.

Gov. Greg Abbott at a press conference in Austin on Dec. 17, 2020.

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