DeSantis Pushes For School Safety, Jewish Protections, and UF Research Projects

DeSantis Pushes For School Safety, Jewish Protections, and UF Research Projects

Liv Caputo
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May 8, 2024
GAINESVILLE, FLā€”Governor Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday that he plans to reactive an executive order waiving certain university application requirements for Jewish transfer students, will approve almost $600 million toward school safety initiatives, and will approve over $300 million in new construction and research projects at the University of Florida. Executive Order: In January 2024, just […]
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The LoungešŸŠā€”3.3.2024ā€”DeSantis Kills Social Media Ban Billā€”EpSteinā€”More...

The LoungešŸŠā€”3.3.2024ā€”DeSantis Kills Social Media Ban Billā€”EpSteinā€”More...

Liv Caputo
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March 3, 2024
DeSantis Kills Social Media ban Bill. The eighth week of the Florida Session was jam-packed with groundbreaking legislation, with Lawmakers pushing several bills through the Legislature and onto the Governor's desk. The biggest bill signed this week was a measure allowing for the unsealing of Jeffrey Epstein's grand jury documents, hoping for increased transparency and […]
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Moskowitz Says Florida 'Got It Right' With Red Flag Gun Law

Moskowitz Says Florida 'Got It Right' With Red Flag Gun Law

Grayson Bakich
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February 1, 2024
The Florida Legislature is considering rolling back the 2018 Marjorie Stoneman Douglas School Safety Act of 2018. Representative Jared Moskowitz (D-FL) spoke with The Floridian about the effort, saying it "got it right" on strengthening school safety measures while maintaining gun rights. Rep. Moskowitz, who sponsored the 2018 legislative measure, described how he viewed school […]
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Hunter Pollack Says  MSD School Building Needs to be 'Torn Down'

Hunter Pollack Says MSD School Building Needs to be 'Torn Down'

Chris Nelson
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September 22, 2023
Broward Schools has announced the demolition of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Schoolā€™s 1200 building is scheduled to take place in the summer of 2024, immediately following the conclusion of the 2023/24 school year. "In my opinion, it is time the building gets torn down," said Hunter Pollack in a statement to The Floridian. Pollack's sister […]
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Parkland Father Shames 'Jerk-Off' David Hogg and Other Anti-Gun Activists

Parkland Father Shames 'Jerk-Off' David Hogg and Other Anti-Gun Activists

Javier Manjarres
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October 17, 2022
Andrew Pollack, the father of Meadow Pollack who was killed during the 2018 Parkland school shooting, dressed down those March for our Lives ā€œjerk-off kidsā€ led by activist David Hogg during a rally in support of Gov. Ron DeSantis last weekend. Flanked by his son Hunter, Pollack praised Gov. DeSantisā€™s work to hold elected officials […]
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Jury Recommends Life in Prison to Parkland School Shooter

Jury Recommends Life in Prison to Parkland School Shooter

Javier Manjarres
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October 13, 2022
The verdict is in for the Parkland school murderer Nikolas Cruz, as a 12-person jury in Broward County has found that he should be sentenced to life in prison. The announcement came down mid-morning Thursday this week. Cruz gunned down 19 innocent teachers and students on Valentineā€™s Day 2018 at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School. […]
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Democrats, Gun Control Activists Rally In Parkland to Shine Light On Recent Mass Shootings

Democrats, Gun Control Activists Rally In Parkland to Shine Light On Recent Mass Shootings

Javier Manjarres
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June 11, 2022
Parkland, Floridaā€” Hundreds of gun control advocates and supporters, and a handful of elected officials, Ā descended upon Pine Trail Park to attend the March for Your Lives rally to bring awareness to the recent string of mass shootingsĀ  that took place in Uvalde, Texas and Buffalo, New York.
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THE FLORIDIAN: State Representative Dan Daley

THE FLORIDIAN: State Representative Dan Daley

Javier Manjarres
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June 14, 2021
Ā State Rep. Dan Daley, a former Republican-turned-Democrat from Coral Springs is arguably one of the most likeable and approachable hombre in Florida's House Democratic Caucus. Rep. Daley is considered a moderate Democrat who has been one of the strongest advocates for gun reform as a result of the Parkland High School shooting in February 2018. When he is not legislating...
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Broward Sheriff Responds to Chauvin Verdict

Broward Sheriff Responds to Chauvin Verdict

Daniel Molina
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April 21, 2021
With Derek Chauvinā€™s guilty verdict that could result in him facing 40 years in prison, the Broward Sheriff has released a statement, reminding officers ā€œwho wear a badge that we are not above the laws which we swore to protect.ā€
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Donalds Comes Out Swinging, Defends Georgia Congresswoman's Freedom of Speech

Donalds Comes Out Swinging, Defends Georgia Congresswoman's Freedom of Speech

Javier Manjarres
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January 28, 2021
Conservative Rep. Byron Donalds (D) has taken issue with fellow Florida Rep. Ted Deutch (D) and his call for controversial Georgia Rep. MarjorieĀ  Taylor Greene (R),Ā to not only be tossed from the U.S. House of Representatives but for her Freedom of Speech to be stripped away.
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Parkland family disgusted with Scott Israel's 'minority school' cop out

Parkland family disgusted with Scott Israel's 'minority school' cop out

Javier Manjarres
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July 17, 2020
After the deadly shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that left 17 innocent students and teachers dead, Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended then-Broward Sheriff Scott Israel for incompetence and dereliction of duty for actions before and after the shooting.
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David Hogg states gun owners only support white supremacy

David Hogg states gun owners only support white supremacy

Javier Manjarres
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January 20, 2020
March for our LivesĀ  Florida activist David Hogg continues to push the political envelope as his once shining star continues to fade almost two years after the Parkland school shooting that left 17 students and teachers dead.
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Florida's GOP-led legislature should pass

Florida's GOP-led legislature should pass "no-brainer" school safety bill

Javier Manjarres
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November 11, 2019
The tragic school shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida should have been prevented if the glaring warning signs were addressed by school officials and law enforcement, but unfortunately, these signs were ignored and 17 teachers and students were lost.
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DeSantis rejects recommendation to reinstate Sheriff Israel

DeSantis rejects recommendation to reinstate Sheriff Israel

Javier Manjarres
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September 25, 2019
Governor Ron DeSantis (R) is pushing back against the recommendation by Florida Senate Special Master Dudley Goodlette to reinstate embattle former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel. The victims with families impacted by the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School deserve justice and accountability,ā€ said DeSantis ā€œI disagree with the analysis contained in the non-binding […]
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