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Parts of new laws blocked; DeSantis handed legal defeats

By Jim Saunders and Ryan Dailey,  News Service of Florida, August 19, 2022. TALLAHASSEE — Calling part of the law a “naked viewpoint-based regulation on speech,” a federal judge Thursday blocked restrictions that Gov. Ron DeSantis and Republican lawmakers placed on addressing race-related issues in workplace training. Chief U.S. District Judge Mark Walker, in a

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Analysis

What to know about Ron DeSantis’s political ‘election fraud’ arrests

Editor’s comment: Just another DeSantis effort to institutionalize racial discrimination and intimidation! Analysis by Philip Bump, Washington Post National correspondent, August 19, 2022. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody (R) attend a news conference at the Broward County Courthouse on Aug. 18 in Fort Lauderdale. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) When they went

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