Families Belong Together

Across the United States,“Families Belong Together” rallies will be held on Saturday, June 30. The rallies are protesting President Trump separating children from their families who are attempting to enter the US. Families Belong Together is sponsored by Moveon.org. Locally, 2 rallies will be held: Sarasota>  Five Points Park, Sarasota, FL 34236 at 8:00 pm. Registration for this…

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Road to Change stops in Punta Gorda

PUNTA GORDA – Students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School arrived in Punta Gorda Tuesday to encourage Charlotte County students to register to vote. They are working to vote out politicians who resist changes in gun laws. Here are some scenes from their Road to Change rally at Laishley Park. (Read…

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Local Democrats get Wave of Media Coverage

Parkland students to hold town hall in Punta Gorda Students and alumni from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will stop in Punta Gorda on Tuesday on their “Road to Change” bus tour. The nationwide tour will take the group across the country and to each of Florida’s congressional districts. Charlotte County will be its fifth…

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Democrat Catherine Price files for Senate District 26

Lake Wales Democrat Catherine Price announced Friday that she would run for the Senate District 26 seat being vacated by Sebring Sen. Denise Grimsley, who is running for Agriculture Commissioner in the fall. “Tallahassee seems to be broken and our state is in desperate need of better political leadership. We need legislators who are educated, experienced, and committed…

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FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo on Donald Trump’s Executive Order

Today, FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo released the following statement on Donald Trump’s executive order: “Today, young children are still being separated from their families, and held in internment camps in South Florida — and we still don’t know what the future holds for them. Donald Trump gets no credit for temporarily ending the cruel, inhumane,…

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Poll: Republicans support separating immigrant children; no other group does

A new Quinnipiac University poll finds Republican voters strongly back the immigrant children separation issue, while every other political persuasion and demographic group in the survey oppose it. The poll, released Monday afternoon, states that Republican voters, by 55-35 percent, support the policy of President Donald Trump of prosecuting parents immediately even if it means separating them from…

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