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Ryan Lovelace

Ryan Lovelace

Ryan Lovelace is a political reporter for The Washington Times with a focus on covering the advocacy groups in Washington. He previously reported for American Lawyer Media and covered politics and the Supreme Court for the Washington Examiner. He can be reached at

Articles by Ryan Lovelace

Screen capture from The Twitter-alternative microblogging service, while aiming to be a freewheeling center for discussion, has strict rules forbidding pornography, threats of violence, and scatological imagery. ( ** FILE **

Parler's new policy: No poop, no porn, no murder

Parler, the new social media platform attracting conservatives because of its commitment to free speech, is touting its rules restricting unfettered expression on its platform. Published June 30, 2020

Demonstrators holds signs during a protest to demand the defunding of the Los Angeles school district police outside of the school board headquarters Tuesday, June 23, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) ** FILE **

MoveOn threatens to ditch Democrats who take cops' cash

Liberal advocacy group MoveOn is considering withholding support for any candidate who raises cash from police officers, which could deny key resources to Democratic campaigns in the run-up to November. Published June 23, 2020

This Oct. 25, 2019, file photo shows Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaking at the Paley Center in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) ** FILE **

Facebook takes down Trump campaign ads

Facebook said Thursday it tore down ads from President Trump's reelection campaign for violating its policies regarding hate speech, escalating the feud between political conservatives and social media platforms. Published June 18, 2020

Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., attends a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on police use of force and community relations on on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, June 16, 2020, in Washington. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Pool via AP) ** FILE **

Senate Republicans propose Big Tech regulation overhaul

Senate Republicans seek to strip protections shielding Big Tech companies from lawsuits unless the companies change their terms of service to agree to operate in good faith and to pay a $5,000 fine if they fail to live up to the agreement. Published June 17, 2020