Stories tagged: "Law and Order"

Gun - bill - permitless
DeSantis Says He Will Call a Special Session for Open Carry if He Can Get the Votes

On Thursday, the state Senate voted in favor of the permitless carry bill, which will allow Floridians to carry concealed guns without a permit.

Nazi - Demonstration - Florida
Bipartisan Bill Would Make Antisemitic Acts in Florida a Felony

The legislation makes explicit references to vandalism that manifests antisemitism and the use of Nazi symbols.

Florida - DeSantis - Prosecutor
Judge to Decide if DeSantis Had Authority to Remove Prosecutor Over Refusal to Prosecute Abortions

The governor suspended Warren in August over the prosecutor's signing of statements that said he would not pursue criminal charges against seekers or providers of abortion or gender transition treatments.

Florida - Legislature - GOP
Florida Legislature Appoints New Republican Leaders Ready to Push DeSantis’ Conservative Policies

DeSantis has been able to accomplish his legislative agenda with the help of lawmakers in the GOP-controlled statehouse.

Florida - Parkland - Veredict
Parkland Shooter Avoids Death Penalty

Under Florida law, a death sentence requires a unanimous vote on at least one count. Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer will formally issue the life sentences on Nov. 1.

Biden - Latino - Marijuana
Biden’s Pardon for Federal Marijuana Possession Will Benefit Latinos

Bipartisan lawmakers and civil rights groups have called on the president repeatedly to use his executive authority to start righting the wrongs of prohibition, which disproportionately affects people of color.

‘Pawns in a Political Stunt’: Migrants Flown to Martha’s Vineyard File Lawsuit Against DeSantis

Florida officials created an "official-looking brochure" that used language from a refugee resettlement program to lure them to the planes with the false promise of better opportunities, the suit alleges.