Senate Bill 642 moves Florida toward having a more equitable criminal justice system.
The passage of the bill comes only a week after a coalition of civil rights and immigrants’ rights organizations issued an alert warning Florida residents and travelers to anticipate the possible violation of their constitutional rights if the legislation becomes law.
TALLAHASSEE, FL - The Florida House voted today to pass HB 1335, which would limit access to abortion care for young women in desperate need of nonjudgmental healthcare by licensed and trained physicians.
If passed, these bills would expose every government entity in Florida to potential liability for constitutional violations
The Florida Campaign for Criminal Justice Reform had opposed the Florida First Step Act until Tuesday. With these changes, the coalition now supports the bill.
TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Senate Appropriations Committee today voted to pass Senate Bill 7030, which seeks to arm school teachers and expand the role of police in schools in spite of evidence that rather than prevent violence, guns in schools erode the relationships vital to prevent
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