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Today the state House is poised to pass a bill giving residents the right to address boards and county commission meetings.
Pensacola News-Journal
There is no reason to declare Tsarnaev an “enemy combatant,” and the White House was correct Monday to not do so.
Palm Beach Post
Some congressional Republicans are criticizing the decision to file criminal charges in federal court against 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Tampa Bay Times
The IRS lawyers claim they don't need a search warrant to read email and social media messages from citizens.
Gainesville Sun
A handful of bills in the Legislature seek exemptions from public records for voters’ email addresses and for public-school teachers’ evaluations.
Miami Herald
Today, the House’s State Affairs Committee takes up right-to-speak companion legislation filed by Rep. Ray Wesley Rodrigues of Estero.
Tampa Tribune
Legislation sponsored by Sen. Jeff Brandes, would require a court order first and is a laudable effort to discourage searches of digital property.
Tampa Bay Times
With twin rulings expected this summer, the U.S. Supreme Court could put a seismic stamp on the meaning of marriage and the rights of citizens.
Orlando Sentinel
Alachua County is considering prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation as well as gender identity in employment and housing.
Gainesville Sun
The Supreme Court heard arguments on two marriage equality laws: the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8, we await their decision.
Independent Florida Alligator
There were signs this week of a major cultural shift under way as it pertains to same-sex couples.
Lakeland Ledger
Swift and definitive action should be taken against DOMA as a signal of great progress being made in the pursuit of equality.
Marco Rubio, should join Nelson and other senators who recognize that equal protection under the law includes all Americans, including gays.
Tampa Bay Times
I will add my name to the petition of senators asking the Supreme Court to declare the law that prohibits gay marriage unconstitutional.
Tampa Bay Times
The Republicans’ only arguments against gay marriage — that it’s been illegal for so long and it makes some people uncomfortable.
Independent Florida Alligator
Sen. Bill Nelson is getting a lot of flak as one of only eight Democratic Senators on record as opposing gay marriage.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The Supreme Court made it a little harder for cops to bring police dogs onto a suspect’s property to sniff out evidence.
Northwest Florida Daily News

Letter To The Editor

The Arc of Florida was horrified to learn that the U.S. Department of Justice has accused the State of Florida of warehousing hundreds of children...

Hernando Today

Can this be true? I get searched if I enter the public courthouse and experience seizure if I have a penknife or a container of liquids in my...

Pensacola News-Journal

The mailing endorses the reelection of Steve Southerland and intimates that the Obama administration is anti gun.
President Barack Obama...

Tallahassee Democrat

Since when do convicted felons have the same rights as all other citizens, and since when is sex change a guaranteed right by the constitution?...

Daily Commercial

The Winter Park Commission was correct in banning protests in close proximity to personal residential units. Although the First Amendment gives an...

Orlando Sentinel

The child of rape or incest is every...

Tampa Bay Times

Op Ed

Amendment 6, which bolsters the rights of parents to be involved in medical decisions affecting their minor children, should be supported by all...

Tallahassee Democrat