Texas Panel Mulls Whether Phone Gossip Is Defamation

By Lauren Castle (November 29, 2022, 10:09 PM EST) -- A former Texas state representative pushed back on allegations that he defamed the ex-leader of an anti-vaccination mandate organization with gossip about whether she stole funds from the group, telling a Lone Star State appeals panel on Tuesday that the suit was a "gotcha lawsuit."...

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