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We celebrate the birth of our nation but not the latest...

Today we celebrate the Fourth of July and the 243rd anniversary of our nation. Ours is a country founded on the principles of freedom...

Amendment 4 fallout for felons: “It’s extremely disappointing. It is frustrating,...

Marquis “Marq” Mitchell, 29, says he was ecstatic when he registered to vote for the first time in his life. It was back in...

A “superhighway of hate:” Extremism is flourishing in Florida

From hate speech to hate groups to hate crimes, Florida faces a broad atmosphere of hatred that has been escalating for years, though residents...

FL Dept. of Corrections bans socialist newspaper for inmates; critics protest

Civil liberties groups are protesting the Florida Department of Correction’s ban on allowing inmates to read The Militant, a socialist weekly newspaper published by...

‘The voters were not heard:’ ACLU considers legal action on felon...

A coalition of groups is urging Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto legislation that requires felons to pay all fines and restitution before they...

The battles over abortion haven’t abated in Florida

(Updated) Abortion rights activists plan to swarm the state Capitol on Monday, hoping to stave off what one progressive website says "could be the...

Critics say lawmakers are thwarting voters again – this time about...

Families of inmates and advocacy groups were elated last fall when voters approved a Florida Constitutional Amendment that could soon allow some prisoners to...

Prominent Florida Republicans blame feds for state’s faulty immigration measures

Two prominent Miami-area Republicans say the federal government’s inability to address comprehensive immigration issues is creating a void that's allowing state lawmakers to push...

Gov. DeSantis wants to train more Florida sheriff’s deputies to enforce...

Groups that advocate for undocumented immigrants are sounding the alarm about Gov. Ron DeSantis’ plan to expand a federal training program for local sheriff’s...

In the Florida Legislature, there may be a new attitude toward...

In a crowded legislative committee meeting room at Florida’s Capitol, six prison wardens assembled to tell state lawmakers exactly how years of inadequate funding...

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