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Threats to our voting rights come from outside and within Florida

As the 2020 presidential election approaches, our state faces numerous challenges to a free and fair voting process. Some challenges may come from outside...

DeSantis asks Fla. Supreme Court to weigh in on Amendment 4

Immediately after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation that narrows the field of felons who can vote following the passage of Amendment 4 in November,...

Fla. Dem. Rep. calls border wall ‘narcissistic monument to nativism’

South Florida Democratic U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is singing the praises of a judicial decision made earlier this week that upholds a freeze...

Research shows putting young prisoners in solitary confinement is dangerous. Some...

Putting young prisoners in solitary confinement greatly increases the risk that they’ll commit suicide. With that as a backdrop, a North Florida legislator is...

Republicans pushing hard-line anti-immigration measures in Legislature

With a national backdrop of anti-immigrant fervor whipped up by President Trump, Florida Republicans are intent on passing laws in the upcoming 2019 legislative...

National anti-censorship groups blast Florida Dept. Of Corrections for banning recent...

National anti-censorship groups are chastising the Florida Department of Corrections for banning the Militant, a weekly newspaper published by the Socialist Party.Christopher Finn, the...

The strange world of banned books in Florida prisons

More than eight years after it was published, author Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow continues to reap praise for its depiction of the...

Groups file lawsuit on behalf of Florida Keys resident who was...

The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida and the Southern Poverty Law Center filed a federal lawsuit against Monroe County Sheriff Richard Ramsay on...

There’s still a chance to extend voter registration deadline, advocates say.

After a Tallahassee judge rejected extending voter registration for another week because of Hurricane Michael, advocates are still hoping to get an extension.A lawsuit filed...

Welcome to the election: More than 2.5 million vote-by-mail ballot go...

Although the general election doesn’t take place for five more weeks, voting in the Nov. 6 election effectively begins this week as more than 2.5...

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