County animal shelter sued for deleting, blocking criticism on Facebook page

ATLANTIC COUNTY — Three volunteers at a county-operated animal shelter have filed a federal lawsuit alleging their First Amendment rights were violated when they were blocked from commenting on the shelter’s public Facebook page.

Anna Strang, DawnMarie Jacoby and Michael Price filed sued against the Atlantic County Animal Shelter on Thursday after their critical comments about the shelter were deleted and they were then banned from posting on the shelter’s page.

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The comments dealt with allegations of abuse against dogs as well as the three volunteers’ belief that the shelter doesn’t follow proper protocol in handling …read more

Source: NJ.com Atlantic

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