Tell DeSantis: stop the polluting of our waterways
In the recently concluded state legislative session, the leadership of the Florida Legislature once again worked to fulfill the wish list of Florida’s largest polluters. One of the most harmful items they passed takes aim at local ordinances designed to protect our rivers, lakes, and bays from devastating fertilizer runoff pollution.
Banned Book of the Week: “Houses and Homes”
Florida is on pace to be #1 in the nation for banned books in schools, the result of new, anti-freedom laws enacted by Gov. DeSantis. The new laws empower censorship by ideological extremists.
Polling from Progress Florida & Florida Watch Shows Floridians Unhappy with Direction of State
Following one of the most grueling legislative sessions in Florida history, new statewide polling conducted by Progress Florida and Florida Watch, collectively known as the Florida Communications and Research Hub (Hub), shows that Floridians are dissatisfied with the agenda carried out by Governor Ron DeSantis and legislators in Tallahassee.
Banned Book of the Week: “The Fault In Our Stars”
In Clay County, 55 more books are now banned in all schools based on proposed and existing laws supported by Gov. DeSantis. Free speech experts say FL is on pace to be #1 in the country for book bans.
The latest on abortion access in Florida
To be clear, abortion is still legal up to 15 weeks in Florida. The six-week abortion ban, passed by the state Legislature and signed by Ron DeSantis in April, has not gone into effect yet, so if you or someone you know has an appointment, keep it.
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Statement of Progress Florida Reproductive Freedom Program Director Amy Weintraub, on Gov. Ron DeSantis signing a near-total abortion ban
“Floridians from across the political spectrum, and all walks of life, have expressed in every way possible fierce opposition to having the right to control
Banned Book of the Week: “Anne Frank’s Diary”
After getting this book removed from a Florida high school, the pro-Desantis group Moms for Liberty has targeted 250 more books in Indian River County schools to be banned.
Arrested: Abortion rights supporters, including Florida Democratic Party Chair Nikki Fried and Florida Senate Minority Leader Lauren Book, were arrested peacefully protesting the Near Total Abortion Ban Bill
On Monday evening, April 3, just hours after the Florida Senate passed SB 300, the Near Total Abortion Ban Bill, a group of reproductive freedom supporters gathered to sit and hold hands in a circle outside Tallahassee City Hall for a peaceful demonstration in support of abortion rights.