The “People’s Session,” a mock legislative session put-on by the protesters still upset with the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman, is over but the protesters still don’t plan on leaving the hallway near Scott’s office—and they have also established a new goal.
More than two weeks after George Zimmerman was acquitted charges for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, a group of protesters continue to stand their ground in the hallway near Governor Scott’s office in Tallahassee.
Protesters who have taken up residence at the Florida Capitol demonstrating their displeasure at the George Zimmerman trial have racked up extra security costs, State law enforcement officials said Tuesday.
About a week after student protesters have situated themselves in a hallway at the state Capitol, Governor Scott, after listening to the protesters last Thursday, asked Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary Wansley Walters to meet with the activists Monday.
As a small group of peaceful protesters persist at the state’s Capitol Wednesday, Governor Rick Scott reiterated that he does not have plans to call a session to address Florida’s self-defense laws following the George Zimmerman trial, the man acquitted of charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.
Protesters carrying signs that read “Thank God for Dead Soldiers” and other spewing similar hatred will no longer be allowed near funerals.
Tampa-area police are asking residents to keep a watchful eye for people “camping out” on foreclosed or vacant properties.
Tampa police are monitoring Internet chatter and videos that may encourage protesters to cause problems and break laws during the Republican National Convention.
Occupy groups in South Florida, specifically Fort Lauderdale and Miami, are joining the ‘Occupy’ movement that’s spreading to cities across America.
Animal welfare advocates chanted and waived signs Tuesday that demanded the firing of Miami-Dade Animal Services Director Sara Pizano.