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Dozens protest against a controversial proposal that aims to restrict demonstrations in Florida’s Capitol

Dozens gathered to challenge a proposed rule to restrict the way protests can be conducted in Florida’s Capitol Complex.

Reforms to Tampa’s “toothless” Citizens Review Board could make it onto the March ballot

Tampa voters could vote on reforms to the city's Police Citizens Review Board in March, if city leaders approve the move during an upcoming workshop.
Florida election recount

How can Florida get better at counting votes in elections?

How can Florida get better at counting votes in elections? The outgoing ACLU of Florida executive director suggests uniformity This month’s election in Florida saw machine breakdowns, hundreds of votes lost during recounts, confusing ballot...
Scales of Justice Law

Florida Campaign for Criminal Justice Reform backs several state bills

Nearly 100,000 people are incarcerated in Florida, costing state taxpayers more than 2.3 billion dollars a year; those numbers are from the website of the Florida Campaign for Criminal Justice Reform, a nonpartisan group that’s...
Bruce Wright

Will Florida Legislature consider a Homeless Bill of Rights?

A new bill is being proposed by Florida homeless advocates; it’s called the Homeless Bill of Rights. Our guest on MidPoint is Rev. Bruce Wright, with The Refuge and the Poor Peoples Economic Human Rights Campaign....

ACLU of Florida on redistricting and “prison Gerrymandering”

During the recent special session to re-draw Congressional districts, the Florida Legislature did not end up agreeing on maps; but during the discussion there was renewed focus on how prisoners affect the population of districts...

ACLU of Florida criticizes Range-R radar use by police and other surveillance methods

ACLU of Florida criticizes Range-R radar use by police and other surveillance methods

Occupy Tampa complies with police order to remove their shade, but vows to stay

Friday morning police told Occupy Tampa to take down parts of their sidewalk camp outside Curtis-Hixon Park. Tables and canopies have been removed, but the protesters are still allowed to stay and sleep. Last Sunday...

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