State Senator Files Bill To Eliminate Florida’s Confederate HolidaysBroward County State Sen. Lauren Book filed a bill Friday to eliminate Florida’s confederate holidays.
Gaetz, Book Bring In Campaign CashIn the halls of the Florida Capitol, the names Gaetz and Book are almost universally recognized.
Book Draws Opponent For Broward Senate SeatDavie Democrat Emmanuel Saye Blimie has opened a campaign account to run next year in a Broward County Senate seat that will be vacated by term-limited Sen. Eleanor Sobel.
Bill Would Clear Way For Recordings In Sexual-Abuse CasesMoving quickly after the Florida Supreme Court ordered a new trial for a man convicted of sexually abusing his stepdaughter, a state lawmaker Friday filed a bill that would allow secretly recorded conversations to be used as evidence in such cases.
Sex Abuse Survivor Walks Through Broward On A Mission For Change
Sex Abuse Survivor On A 4-Day Mission For Change A sex abuse survivor is on a mission that she’s under taking one step at a time. On Wednesday, Lauren Book will start her four day walk through Miami. The walk is part of her annual 15-hundred "Walk in My Shoes" journey from Key West to Tallahassee to raise awareness and fight for victim’s rights.
Sheriff Israel To Be Honored By Jewish Society Broward Sheriff Scott Israel and children’s advocate Lauren Book will be honored Sunday by a society that represents law enforcement officers and other officials who are of the Jewish faith.
Child Sex Abuse Survivor Walks 1,500 Miles To Build AwarenessYou can't walk 1,500 miles without being noticed or someone asking "Why?" For Lauren Book, it's very clear why: Book was a victim of sex abuse as a child.
Focus on South Florida
Sex Abuse Survivor On A Mission For ChangeA sex abuse survivor is on a mission that she’s under taking one step at a time. On Tuesday, Lauren Book will walk from Florida City to Weston as part of her 15-hundred mile journey to raise awareness and fight for victim’s rights.
Child Advocate: Penn St. Scandal Can Be "National Teaching Moment"South Florida resident Lauren Book, who knows first-hand of child sex abuse was talking about the scandal rocking Penn State University and its now fired legendary head coach Joe Paterno.
South Fla. Rape Survivor Ends 1,000-Mile Walk At CapitolSouth Florida sexual abuse survivor Lauren Book will end her 1,000-mile walk across Florida at the state Capitol Tuesday.