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U.S. Supreme Court will weigh a Florida law restricting social media companies

The U.S. Supreme Court said it will take up a First Amendment fight about a 2021 Florida law that restricted major social media companies.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, June 7th, 2023

LISTEN HERE: White, Marion County woman arrested for shooting Black neighbor The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says a Florida woman accused of fatally shooting her neighbor last week in the violent culmination of what the...
United States Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court eyes Florida’s social media law

The U.S. Supreme Court will discuss a 2021 Florida law that placed restrictions on major social-media companies such as Facebook and Twitter.
FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub

Update: vote means St. Pete could play a role in overturning Citizens United

Update: on Thursday Oct. 5, 2017 the St. Petersburg City Council voted 6-2 to advance this ordinance. Below is a story originally published on Oct. 27, 2016 and here is a link to a related...
FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub

How St. Pete could play a role in overturning Citizens United

If the U.S. Supreme Court ever overturns its Citizens United decision it might be because of an ordinance that’s being considered by St. Petersburg; on Thursday afternoon the City heard about an ordinance that would limit...
George Takei

George Takei urges USF students to pursue social justice activism

Star Trek actor and social media star George Takei is telling USF students to pursue social justice activism; in an hour-plus speech at the Sun Dome on the Tampa campus of the University of South...
Kathy Castor

Tampa area Dems want Rubio and Senate to vote on SCOTUS nominee

Illinois Senator Mark Kirk is breaking with leaders of his Republican Party and meeting Tuesday with Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland. Most Republican leaders say they won’t hold hearings or vote on Garland but Kirk is...
Antonin Scalia at Stetson

Law professor weighs in on SCOTUS vacancy after Scalia’s death

Arch-conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died Saturday and the balance of the Court could shift with his replacement; WMNF spoke with a constitutional law professor about how election year politics could influence what happens....

SCOTUS ruling: Bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional

SCOTUS ruling: Bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional

Congress member Castor says women and doctors should make healthcare choices not a few older white men

Congress member Castor says women and doctors should make healthcare choices not a few older white men

Activists in Tampa still seething over Hobby Lobby birth control decision

Activists still reeling over Hobby Lobby birth control decision

SCOTUS decision says religion is an OK reason to deny contraception to employees

SCOTUS decision says religion is an OK reason to deny contraception to employees

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