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Pythons invading Everglades, hunting animals to extinction

"Last October, we found a 50-foot snake with an 80-pound doe inside it."

Voter suppression faces stiff opposition in Florida

A statement released by the Republican Party of Florida claims they are "closing the gap" on Democrats with new GOP  voter registrations. To analyze the facts properly one needs to look beyond the numbers.

Florida GOP attempts to circumvent Roe vs. Wade

Florida Rep. Charles Van Zant announced that he would move forward on his Florida for Life Act.

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Marriage equality activists win victory for all families

At the Dec. 12 meeting of the Orlando City Commission, leaders voted unanimously to pass a Domestic Partner Registry.

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Florida family fights to stay together

The couple met on a blind date and fell in love. No family, especially one with two young children, should have to face so much adversity in order to stay united, they say.

 

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The occupation continues in Orlando (with video)

On October 15th, over 2,000 people took the streets of downtown Orlando in solidarity with the international day of action for the Occupy Movement.

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Florida victories hailed as progress for same sex couples

 Two Florida municipalities passed ordinances recently that make employee healthcare benefits available to same-sex domestic partners.

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In Florida, 98 percent pass state mandated drug test

As results for the first month of Gov. Rick Scott's "drug test the poor" law come in, only 2 percent test positive for illicit drug use. Conflict-of-interest questions also surfaced.

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Florida legislators derailing democracy

Voters approved amendments to protect voting rights and prevent political gerrymandering, but legislators are stalling their implementation.

Arrested for feeding the homeless

As police officers here arrested four people for distributing food to the homeless in an Orlando park, June 8, a crowd chanted, "Food is a right, not a privilege!"

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