Thursday, September 19, 2019

Tag: Florida

Nearly 300 sea turtles dead as red tide plagues southwest Florida

"The health and well-being of people and the environment must be prioritized over corporate interests like Big Sugar in the region."

Parkland students join Chicagoans to march against gun violence

"We just want peace. With this type of movement, with this amount of people we can definitely get something done."

Former police chief and two officers arrested for framing innocent teen

A former police chief and two former patrol officers from Florida allegedly conspired to frame a 16-year-old for four unsolved local burglaries.

Police officer suspended for kicking handcuffed man’s head in video

Although several officers witnessed the assault against the restrained suspect who was not resisting, the arrest report failed to mention the overzealous officer's actions.

Juvenile detention officer arrested for civil rights violations resulting in teen’s...

“By and through this bounty system, Johnson caused, encouraged and induced juvenile detainees, in exchange for rewards and privileges, to forcibly assault.”

Florida is just one state where it is easier to buy...

It's also harder to get birth control and purchase over the counter medications, such as Sudafed, than it is to buy a gun.

Alex Jones on Florida high school shooting: It may be a...

"I'm not saying this is a false flag, but they've been talking about massacres and things if people don’t leave them alone, and release the memo."

Florida Inmates start month-long ‘laydown’ to protest ‘modern day slavery’

Inmates inside Florida's prisons are fighting back against "modern day slavery."

Florida’s Voting Rights Restoration Initiative could restore rights for a million...

Hopefully, come November 2018, Florida will put an end to mass disenfranchisement and will restore voting rights to the thousands of citizens who have earned their right to vote.

Florida senator resigns after evidence unearthed of sexual misconduct

Latvala's conduct may even be criminal at this point, and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement has begun conducting a preliminary review.

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Environmentalists demand explanations for “secret” fracking chemicals in Ohio

“People need to know. People have a right to know, and first responders have a right to know if they might be exposed to those types of chemicals.”

Did Barack Obama bring us Donald Trump?

I read an analysis by Bert Wolfe about Barack Obama.  It made me sad to read it, even though it was perfectly...
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The secret GOP plan to keep power

In 2020, we need to pay attention to state elections as well as elections for president and Congress. State elections could decide...

NY judge resigns after posting noose image on Facebook

After posting the image of a noose with the words “Make America Great Again” on his Facebook page, an upstate New York...

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action