Florida appeals court reinstates DeSantis congressional map
A state appeals court has reinstated a new congressional map drawn by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis’ staff that could diminish Florida’s Black representation in Washington, a week after a lower court judge said the map was unconstitutional.
Florida targets ‘CRT,’ social justice in social-studies books
“Critical race theory, social justice, culturally responsive teaching, social and emotional learning, and any other unsolicited theories that may lead to student indoctrination are prohibited,” part of the document said, citing state education standards.
Where does Florida stand on abortion? Ban after 15 weeks of pregnancy likely to face challenge in court
While the nation is waiting to see what the U.S. Supreme Court's final decision will be in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which could result in an overturning of Roe v. Wade, the state of Florida has taken the proactive move of passing new restrictions on abortion.
Next on Moms for Liberty library challenge list: The Kite Runner, Slaughterhouse-Five
The Brevard chapter of Moms for Liberty has submitted a fourth list of library books deemed inappropriate for minors, this time calling out instances of “racially divisive” rhetoric, LGBTQ themes, references to abortion and criticism of Christianity in addition to the explicit sex scenes that dominated the first lists.