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FL Supreme Court kills proposed constitutional amendment to ban assault weapons

Conservatives on the Florida Supreme Court disqualified a proposed assault-weapon ban for a place on the ballot Thursday, ruling that the ballot summary circulated...

ACLU demands ‘transparency’ from FL governor and head of state prisons, where inmate deaths...

With 15 inmates dead of COVID-19 in state prisons and infections spreading, the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida is demanding transparency from Gov....

Florida is sending its National Guard to police the streets of Washington, D.C.

Florida will send 500 National Guard members to Washington to participate in President Trump’s militarization of protest control efforts there, Gov. Ron DeSantis said...

Gov. DeSantis okays the opening of bars, movie theaters, and more, but warns: ‘The...

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday that most of Florida will enter Phase 2 of his plan to reopen the economy at 12:01 a.m. on...

Val Demings is a former cop. Does that help or hurt her in the...

WASHINGTON — As protests against police brutality against people of color roil the nation, former Vice President Joe Biden is under increasing pressure to...

Governors warn Congress more federal help is needed to avoid COVID-19 resurgence

WASHINGTON — The federal government needs to assist states with a national strategy for distribution of COVID-19 tests and medical equipment or risk a...

DeSantis finally addresses Florida protests; reports ‘largely peaceful’ demonstrations

Days after Floridians began protesting police brutality, Gov. Ron DeSantis condemned the killing of George Floyd but added that Florida has "zero tolerance" for...

Two autopsies on George Floyd find homicide but differ on key details of death

Two autopsies performed on George Floyd, who died in the custody of the Minneapolis police on May 25, concluded that the manner of death...

Civil rights groups urge Congress to combat police brutality

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of civil rights organizations have urged U.S. congressional leaders to quickly pass legislation to address police killings of black people following...
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Gov. DeSantis extends moratorium on evictions, foreclosure with hours to spare

Gov. Rob DeSantis extended his moratorium on evictions and mortgage foreclosures about five hours before it was set to expire just after midnight on...

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