Florida Judge Questions State Over DeSantis' Controversial Protest LawA federal judge tangled Monday with lawyers for the state over a controversial law, one of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ top legislative priorities, that enhances penalties and creates new crimes in protests that turn violent.
Governor Ron DeSantis Sued Over Florida's New 'Anti-Riot' LawCivil-rights attorneys are challenging a new set of state laws that establish a crime of “mob intimidation” and enhance penalties for riot-related violence and looting, arguing in a federal lawsuit that the measures unconstitutionally “seek to arrest the peaceful expression of free speech.”
'You Have Just Declared War On First Amendment In Florida': Sen. Shevrin Jones Blasts Gov. DeSantis For Signing 'Anti-Riot' Bill Into Law“You have just declared war on the First Amendment in the state of Florida.” Strong words on Monday afternoon from State Senator Shevrin Jones, D-Miami Gardens, directed at Governor Ron DeSantis just hours after signing HB-1, the so-called anti-riot bill.
Proposed Bill Would Restrict Abortion Clinic DoctorsTwo state representatives have filed a bill that would restrict certain powers for doctors who perform abortions.