08/22/2011 09:51 am ET Updated Oct 22, 2011

Missouri Teachers Sue To Block Facebook Ban

In the face of a lawsuit, a Missouri state senator defended on Saturday a new state law that will prohibit teachers from communicating privately with students over the Internet.

A teachers group filed a lawsuit Friday afternoon contending the new lawsuit violates free speech and other rights, but the senator who sponsored it says it does nothing of the kind.

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