Utah social media law set for adjustments after Ark. lawsuit

Its prime sponsor, Sen. Mike McKell, wants to inoculate it from potential litigation.
Utah state Sen. Mike McKell (R). (Courtesy of McKell’s campaign Facebook page)

A first-in-the-nation Utah law that requires teens get their parents’ permission to have a social media account is likely to undergo modifications during the 2024 legislative session, with the goal of inoculating it against legal challenges.

Sen. Mike McKell (R), the prime sponsor of the high-profile law enacted this year, told Pluribus News that “you can expect to see some revisions.”

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