Georgia State Senator Says Texts Didn't Violate TCPA

Law360 (July 16, 2020, 4:34 PM EDT) -- A longtime Georgia state senator says her campaign committee's two text messages to a constituent prior to the June 9 primary did not violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, urging a federal court to toss the resident's proposed class action.

State Sen. Renee Unterman, a Republican who represents northeast parts of metropolitan Atlanta, urged the court Wednesday to dismiss claims from Duluth resident Matthew Bowman that she violated federal law by auto-texting him without consent.

Unterman said the suit fails because Bowman has not suffered an injury worth a federal complaint and that she personally had nothing to do with the texting...

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