Ban social media for kids? Fed-up parents in Senate say yes

From left, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Sen. Katie Britt, R-Ala., Sen. Christopher Murphy, D-Conn., and Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, who have introduced legislation to protect kids on social media, on Wednesday on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

WASHINGTON — Sen. Katie Britt says she hears about it constantly when she is at home in Alabama — at school track meets, basketball tournaments and on her regular morning walks with friends. And when she was running for the Senate last year, Britt says, “parent after parent” came up to her wanting to discuss the way social media was harming their kids.