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Ron DeSantis seems likely to veto the bill the Florida Legislature passed to keep kids off social media, so he and the House Speaker are discussing “alternatives”

House Speaker Paul Renner said that he and Gov. Ron DeSantis are trying to work out differences on a bill to keep kids off some social media platforms.
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The Florida Legislature passes a bill banning children 15 and under from having some social media accounts

The Florida bill would require platforms to use age verification before accounts are created, with the verifications also affecting adults.
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The Florida Senate is about to pass a bill to prevent kids from creating some social media accounts

The Florida Senate is ready to pass a high-profile bill that seeks to prevent children under age 16 from creating social media accounts.
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Florida Senators support a revised bill to keep kids off social media

Debate continues about the bill's constitutionality & whether it would infringe on parental rights by keeping Florida kids off social media.
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A federal judge ends the legal challenges to Florida’s 2021 elections law even though the legislature changed laws to “target” Black voters

A federal judge Thursday closed the door on allegations that key parts of Florida's 2021 elections law were unconstitutional.
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A Florida Senate panel advances a bill to prohibit kids under the age of 16 from having social media accounts — despite First Amendment warnings

Florida senators Monday evening moved forward with a proposal to try to prevent minors under age 16 from using social media.
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A Florida Senate panel will take up a bill Monday to prevent kids under the age of 16 from having social media accounts; a similar bill already passed the House

The Senate Judiciary Committee will take up a bill that seeks to prevent minors under the age of 16 from having social media accounts, SB 1788

A judge rules against pro-Palestine student groups in Florida

Students for Justice in Palestine at the University of Florida and the University of South Florida filed lawsuits alleging that efforts by Gov. Ron DeSantis and state university leaders to disband the groups violated their...
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Ron DeSantis raises concerns about the bill preventing Floridians under the age of 16 from having social media accounts

Ron DeSantis raised legal concerns about the “breadth” of a bill that would prevent children under age 16 from having social media accounts.
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The Florida House passes a bill to prevent children under 16 from having social media accounts

The House voted 106-13 to approve HB 1, amid arguments from parts of the tech industry that the bill would be unconstitutional.
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A federal judge says a First Amendment lawsuit can go ahead against a Florida school district for restricting access to library books

A federal judge says a First Amendment challenge can proceed against the Escambia County School Board on access to school library books.
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An appeals court vacates a judge’s decision that okayed Ron DeSantis’s suspension of Andrew Warren

An appeals court directed a judge to look again at whether Ron DeSantis had legitimate policy grounds to oust Andrew Warren.

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