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An Open Letter to Floridians about Florida’s Independent Judiciary

TALLAHASSEE, FL – State Rep. Perry Thurston (D-Plantation), the incoming House Democratic Leader, issued the following Open Letter to Floridians regarding Florida’s independent judiciary.  In the letter, Rep. Thurston urges Floridians to vote “no” on Florida’s Amendment 5, “yes” to retaining three Florida Supreme Court justices, and he asks Floridians to call on State Attorney General Pam Bondi to reject th ...

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In this tough election, we must not lose sight of social justice and interdependence

In this tough election, we must not lose sight of social justice and interdependence By M. Starita Boyce Ansari, Ph.D.      BlackNews.com — Fifty years ago, Americans from community after community came together and committed to a vision for justice and equality. People fought. People died. People transcended the small interests of their own needs, as Blacks, Jews, women, gays and lesbians, took real risks ...

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Protecting Florida’s voters

We agree that anyone found criminally responsible should be prosecuted to the law’s full extent. However, a criminal prosecution of this firm’s workers is not sufficient to protect the integrity of Florida’s voting rolls. ...

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