Three Republican state lawmakers are being sued after a Kansas resident was falsely accused of being an “illegal alien” and a mass shooter at February’s Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade.

Sens. Rick Brattin, R-Harrisonville, Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, and Nick Schroer, R-Defiance, are being sued by 48-year-old Denton Loudermill of Olathe. He alleges that they shared social media post falsely accusing Loudermill in the deadly shooting.

One woman was killed, and more than 20 others were injured by gunfire.

Brattin, and the other far-right leaning Freedom Caucus members have not said much about the posts.

“I’m not even commenting on that. I mean, you know, that’s not even, you know, part of the discussion,” Brattin said in February.

“So, you haven’t apologized to him,” asked a reporter.

“There’s nothing that I even see even worth that. So, we’ve done nothing and, you know, I have no comment,” said Brattin.

According to the Kansas City Star, the social media posts have allegedly caused Loudermill to receive death threats, incur damages of more than $75,000, anxiety, and sleep loss.

All three are members of the far-right leaning Freedom Caucus. The lawmakers have not said much since the suit was filed on Tuesday.

It appears that the social media posts have, since, been deleted.

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