Gov. Ron DeSantis is out to destroy free speech in Florida. Duval County substitute teacher Brian Covey was recently fired simply for sharing a video of empty bookshelves in his classroom to draw attention to the relentless censorship of books under the DeSantis administration.
If you believe every Floridian should be able to access respectful, quality, and affordable reproductive health care, then this simple action in support of medication abortion is for you. Just weeks ago, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lifted outdated restrictions on medication abortion, allowing pharmacies to dispense these necessary medications, and the Justice Department ruled that the postal service is allowed to deliver them nationwide. This is excellent news!
President Joe Biden gave his State of the Union Address in which he emphasized the historic job creation and economic growth under his administration.
It’s hard to properly describe what the last two and a half years have been like for us in the state of Florida. The way I have tried to verbalize it to those not living here is that it’s a bit of a cascading nightmare, where every outrage softly fades into the next, all the attacks and barbs aimed at marginalized communities blend together, where the worst voices of a right-wing outrage machine act as the assignment editor for our governor and the professional trolls who inhabit his communications department.
Today is Inauguration Day in Florida where Governor Ron DeSantis, fresh off raising millions of dollars for the ceremony and surrounding events from some of the largest corporate special interests in the state and from high-dollar donors around the country, will be sworn in for a second term.
TALLAHASSEE — Today, the Florida Legislature kicks off this year’s second special session to deal with our state’s collapsing property insurance market.