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Florida reacts to guilty verdicts in cop killing of George Floyd

The long-awaited verdicts -- guilty as charged -- in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin prompted swift reaction Tuesday from around the state of...

A harsh reality: DeSantis’ anti-protest law means protesters of all kinds...

Participating in a public protest in Florida is more hazardous this morning than it was yesterday morning. Whether Floridians want to protest for Black Lives...

ACLU of Florida: House legislation on transgender athletes is ‘unconstitutional’

As a part of a nationwide effort to legislate the lives of transgender people, the Florida House continued its push Tuesday to bar transgender...

Gov. DeSantis has found a new culture-war enemy: ‘critical race theory’

Gov. Ron DeSantis played another culture-war card Wednesday, vowing to expel from Florida's public schools any study of "critical race theory," which examines the...

Rights advocates warn of potential roadblocks as early voting continues in...

Voting-rights organizations warned Floridians Tuesday about pitfalls they may encounter during the remaining days of voting in the General Election and leaned on local...

‘A culture of Black reticence and Black hypersensitivity’: Race and police...

As a Black man living in Florida’s state capital, Joshua Johnson believes that police procedures, particularly regarding communities of color, need to change. He recalls...

ACLU of FL: Three proposed amendments on Nov. 3 ballot ‘endanger...

Whether voting by mail or in person in the coming election, Floridians will see six proposed amendments to the state Constitution that they will...

Should all voters participate in the primaries regardless of political parties?

Had Amendment 3 — the proposed Constitutional amendment that promises to tear down Florida’s political primaries and build them anew — been the law...

League of Women Voters and others call on governor to defend...

The League of Women Voters and an alliance of public-interest groups called on Gov. Ron DeSantis Monday to veto 2020 legislation making it harder...

FL Senate panel backs parental-consent abortion bill

Teenagers will have to secure the approval of their parents before they have an abortion under a bill that cleared the Senate Health Policy...

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