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.
Two Florida municipalities passed ordinances recently that make employee healthcare benefits available to same-sex domestic partners.
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.
Voters approved amendments to protect voting rights and prevent political gerrymandering, but legislators are stalling their implementation.
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!"
In Florida, a state that only a few decades ago was officially segregated, some people think this possible disenfranchisement is no accident.
Criminalizing undocumented immigrants might make good politics, especially for Republicans supported by the tea party movement, but it would cripple the state's economy.
Opponents say if Republicans get their way on immigration in Florida, social, civil and even economic life in Miami and around the state could be severely disrupted.
The first day of the legislative session saw "Awake the State"demonstrations in 32 cities across the state, aiming to stop Gov. Rick Scott's "skeleton budget."
Rep. Allen West became unhinged at a recent town hall meeting in South Florida, where he told a Muslim questioner who defended Islam, "Don't try to blow sunshine up my butt!"