JUICE—Florida Politics' Juicy Read — 5.5.2022 — Ron DeSantis to Ban Abortions in Florida?

JUICE—Florida Politics' Juicy Read — 5.5.2022 — Ron DeSantis to Ban Abortions in Florida?

Florida Politics' Daily Political Read

Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
May 5, 2022


Did the Abortion Issue Give Democrats new Political Life?

As former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin once said, “You betcha!” Will DeSantis ban abortions in Florida?

With the national economy spiraling down the proverbial political toilet, and America looking more like lunch meat to its adversaries and enemies around the world, it looked as if Democrats were dead on arrival this election cycle.

Now, the leaked Supreme Court opinion appears to have emboldened Democrats across Florida, many of them warning (campaigning on) that if the Supreme Court strikes down Roe vs. Wade, the abortion decision will then be left to Gov. Ron DeSantis, who is arguably one of the most pro-life governors in the state’s history.

Gov. DeSantis has (3) little whippersnappers at home.

Democrats say that DeSantis will call the Republican-led legislature into a special session and ask them to introduce legislation to ban abortions. DeSantis will then sign that bill into law.

DeSantis has now solidified that argument, sort of, but not really. READ MORE



Abortionist vs. Pro-Lifer

Senator Marco Rubio has been lifting the Pro-Life cross ever since he entered politics.
This year's election cycle is no different from past elections, and his senatorial opponent, Rep. Val Demings, is countering Rubio’s Cross by rising in support of abortions and lifting up cranial perforators and set of forceps.
Demings will campaign on abortion. READ MORE


Rep. Carlos G Smith-Proud to be a part of the rebel alliance in Tallahassee!! Everyday we’re standing up to the GOP empire which wants absolute control and destroys everything in its path to consolidate power so it can rule the galaxy.

Senator Lori Berman-Today, I drafted legislation to codify #RoeVWade in Florida. It’s the same bill I sponsored last session, but all the more necessary today. Democrats are ready to protect the freedom of women in Florida from rightwing radicals who want to take us back to 1960.

State Senator Tina Polsky-They do not! I proposed an amendment to the FL 15-week ban and it was voted down by the Republican majority. It’s about pro-birth, not pro-life. And it’s about controlling women bc the men have no responsibility though they caused it

Michael Grieco-For the 1000s of u who have been blocked by @IleanaGarciaUSA & all of us who r prevented from commenting on her tweets, here is a screenshot of today’s lunacy referencing last week’s lunacy claiming that human trafficking rape victims should be forced to carry pregnancy to term.

Rep. Val Demings-The one millionth person who lost their life is as equally tragic as the person before them. Every single person who died mattered. They were our friends, children, parents, and grandparents.

US Rep Kathy Castor-Thanks to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, we’re investing in the American-made batteries we need to unleash clean energy. That means stronger supply chains, lower carbon pollution, and more manufacturing jobs here in America



Does Road to Democracy for Venezuela Exist? by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Despite increasing controversy and heeded calls from Latin American leaders, including Mexico’s President Andres Lopez Obrador and Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Brian Nichols told reporters yesterday that the three Latin American dictatorships — Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua...

"Trump Loyalist Dennis Ross Runs for Congress in Florida" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Staunch Trump supporter and former Congressman Dennis Ross (R-FL) has decided to make a return to the political arena. Rep. Ross recently announced that he is running for Congress again since retiring from that governing body in 2019.

"Crist: DeSantis is the ‘Worst Governor in… Florida History’" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Charlie Crist (D) celebrated the first year of his gubernatorial campaign by giving a speech, calling Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) the “worst Governor in modern Florida history.”

"Demings Highlights Abortion as Campaign Issue" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—With this week’s shocking unraveling of the Supreme Court’s potential intention to overturn Roe v. Wade, the discussion over abortion rights has taken center stage in the political landscape. One lawmaker who’s championing the landmark ruling is Florida Rep. Val Demings (D), who’s vying to unseat Florida Senator Marco Rubio (R).

"DeSantis Will 'Look at' Banning Abortion in Florida After Supreme Court Decision" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis did not give the media or Pro-Life advocates what they wanted to hear when asked if he would squeeze a measure to ban abortion if the Supreme Court struck down the long-standing Roe vs. Wade decision.

"Sen. Lauren Book Launches New Ad" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

"Rep. Bilirakis Launches a New Campaign Ad" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

"Grieco Says Leaked Abortion Opinion Should 'Scare the Shit out of you'" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Miami-State Rep. Michael Grieco (D) was one of a handful of men that attended the Miami Freedom Tower rally supporting a woman’s right to choose (Abortion) that Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried held on Tuesday.

"Florida Dept. of Education Removes 'Woke content' From Textbooks" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—While many opponents to Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) think the Florida governor is all talk and no action in this "culture war," detractors are in for a rude awakening. The Florida Department of Education has reportedly started removing "woke content" from Florida public school textbooks.

"Levine Cava Praises Tenant’s Bill of Rights" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Skyrocketing rent prices have swept across South Florida, and lawmakers have been pressed to answer the growing concern. As a result, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners have unanimously approved a Tenant’s Bill of Rights. After the approval, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava praised the vote, calling it an effort to “preserve housing” across the county.

"Democrats Mobilize to Support Roe vs. Wade" by the Floridian's Daniel Molina—In a move that has shocked the country, it appears that the Supreme Court has voted to overturn Roe vs. Wade. The landmark abortion ruling has been the subject of both support and scrutiny for years, and it has once again taken the media by storm. After POLITICO obtained a leaked copy of Justice Alito’s initial draft abortion opinion, a debate over the draft’s authenticity ensued.

"Fried Believes DeSantis Will Ban Abortions in Florida (Video)" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Miami—Agriculture Commissioner and gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried held a rally in protest of the recently leaked opinion by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, where he called the Roe v. Wade decision “egregiously wrong” and “must be overruled.”

"[Warning: Graphic Video/Audio] Pro-Abortion Rally in Florida Turns Violent" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Scott Cosponsors Bill Aiming to Defund Disinformation Board" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich


"Roe V. Wade Decision is Leaked, Politicians Around FL React" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Monday night, Politico prematurely released a draft written by Justice Alito stating that Roe V. Wade is to be overturned.

"Laura Loomer Officially Qualifies For The Ballot Via Petition Signatures" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Charlie Crist Will Bring Back Mask Mandates" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Establishing a Clear Foreign Policy Towards Venezuela" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—The Biden administration continues to endure pressure from Latin American foreign policy experts and politicians to establish a clear policy toward Venezuela, including the reevaluation of economic sanctions.

"Establishing a Clear Foreign Policy Towards Venezuela" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—The Biden administration continues to endure pressure from Latin American foreign policy experts and politicians to establish a clear policy toward Venezuela, including the reevaluation of economic sanctions.

"Cory Mills Beats Kamala Harris to the Border to Access 'Invasion'" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Businessman and combat veteran, Cory Mills (R-FL) who is running for Florida's 7th Congressional seat to replace the retiring Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D), visited the Southern Border before other congressional candidates, or even VP Harris (D) amid the news that Title 42 could soon be trashed and allow the unprecedented "Border Crisis" to explode.

"Roe v. Wade to be Overturned?" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Americans were blindsided by the leaked news that the Supreme Court allegedly intends to overturn Roe v. Wade. Now, the whole country is reacting with many emotions, especially women advocates like State Senator Lauren Book (D-FL).

"DeSantis: Disinformation Bureau Will ‘Suppress Speech" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—With the Biden administration’s announcement that it would be developing a Department of Disinformation under the Department of Homeland Security, Republicans, Democrats and voters alike have raised concerns over the measure.

Sen. Annette Taddeo
Sen. Annette Taddeo

"Taddeo Driven by her Father’s ‘Fighting Spirit’" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—State Senator Annette Taddeo (D) spoke to the Florida Young Democrats Conventions, discussing her upbringing with having a cleft lip and how she was able to overcome that. Moreover, Taddeo is driven by the “fighting spirit” of her father, saying that it will help her win the upcoming primary and general elections.

"Eric Lynn Supports Build Back Better but Doesn't Pay His D.C. Taxes" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Eric Lynn is a Florida Democratic candidate for Congress who vying for Charlie Crist’s (D-FL) seat in District 13 is late on paying his property taxes.

"Wasserman Schultz Goes Scorched Earth on DeSantis, GOP" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) went on MSNBC’s PoliticsNation with Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and his latest political moves before the 2022 midterm elections. Rep. Wasserman Schultz said that Republicans have an obsession with “The Big Lie,” and that it is “their litmus test.”

"Jason Fischer Announces Run For Congress" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Florida State Rep. Jason Fisher has announced that he will not be seeking re-election to the Florida House of Representatives and will run for the U.S. Congress in the 4th congressional district.

Crist Wants to Make ‘Florida Affordable Again’ by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Over the weekend, Democratic gubernatorial candidate, and Florida Rep. Charlie Crist (D) not only continued to amass endorsements, but he also railed against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R).

"Democrat Dan Daley Rebrands Constitutional Carry 'Permitless Carry' by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Florida Republicans have been adamant about making Florida the next state to legalize Constitutional Carry. However, Democrats are already gearing up to try and stop this. Democrat Representative Dan Daley (D-97) has already rebranded Constitutional Carry, "Permitless Carry."

nikki fried
Nikki Fried

"Nikki Fried: 'DeSantis has made Florida, California and New York' by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—In an appearance on Fox News, gubernatorial candidate Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried (D-FL) bashed Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL)for making Florida like other blue states, such as, "California and New York."

"Rep. Daniel Webster Donates $50K to NRCC Amid Their Anti-Trump Controversy" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Now that the congressional lines have been finalized and signed off on by Gov. Ron DeSantis, congressional candidates and members running for reelection to the House of Representatives can finally get on with their campaigns. One of the races to follow in Florida is the Republican primary race in CD 11, where incumbent Rep. Daniel Webster (R) will face off with conservative journalist Laura Loomer.

"Brewer Hand-Delivers Letter to Joy Reid Demanding an Apology" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"Susan Plasencia Endorsed by Paul Renner for HD 37" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Waltz: Bring Down College Cost, Not Cancel Debt" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"Rubio Responds to the "Disinformation Governance Board" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Since the Elon Musk purchase of Twitter, there has been a national conversation about the limits of free speech and how they play a part in our society. Perhaps in response to the Musk purchase (who has promised to make Twitter less regulated in terms of censorship), within the Department of Homeland Security, President Joe Biden (D) and his administration have established what they call the “Disinformation Governance Board.” According to an article by Aaron Blake for The Washington Post, the board has been linked to multiple usages.

"DeSantis Expects 'Constitutional Carry' in Florida" by News Service of Florida

"Bilirakis Questions Becerra Over Partial Birth Abortions" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

"Nikki Fried Fundraises off of Charlie Crist's 'pro-Life" Flip-Flopping" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—With Rep. Charlie Crist appearing to surge early in the 2022 Democratic gubernatorial primary race, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried is once again calling out the former Republican governor for “flip-flopping on abortion rights” over the course of his political career.=


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Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning political journalist and Publisher of Floridianpress.com, Hispolitica.com, shark-tank.com, and Texaspolitics.com He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming, and biking. Javier is also a political consultant and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Follow on Twitter: @JavManjarres Email him at Diversenewmedia@gmail.com

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