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Democratic Candidates for Governor Forum

Democratic Candidates for Governor Forum

Gubernatorial Candidates Forum on Sunday

Join the Florida Democratic Black Women's Consortium (FDBWC) as they welcome three Democratic candidates for governor: Nikki Fried, Charlie Crist and Annette Taddeo.

They are also welcoming Former State Senator Dwight Bullard and Media Executive Jessica Garrett Modkins who will moderate ...

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Governor DeSantis Must Divest Florida from Russian Companies

Governor DeSantis Must Divest Florida from Russian Companies

Florida Democratic Party Chair Decries Refusal by Ron DeSantis and Republicans to Divest from Russia

Today, Manny Diaz, Florida's Democratic Chair, released the following statement:

“Right now, Florida has more than $300 million in public money invested in Russian companies, including energy conglomerates, oil producers, and banks with ...

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Extreme GOP Must Be Defeated in November

Given extremist power in GOP right wing, Democrats can best uphold Constitution | Opinion Michael Walther, Guest columnist Published in the TCPalm, May 16, 2022 What is “Woke”? According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, “woke” is to be “aware of and actively attentive to important facts and issues (especially issues of racial and social justice).” To be “woke” is to be empathetic and aware of how we treat others — a desirable trait to anyone who truly believes in the Golden Rule, a fundamental precept of most religions. To Christians this commonly means to “love your neighbor as yourself,” as commanded by Jesus…

Against a Woman’s Right to Choose

Floridians Can’t Count On Marco Rubio To Protect Access To Contraception Senate Republicans have already made it clear that they want to pass a national abortion ban when the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. Now Republicans across the country are going further, and opening the door to limiting and even banning commonly used contraceptives, a longtime policy goal of Marco Rubio’s “Marco Rubio has spent his entire political career working to completely restrict Floridians’ freedom to make their own health care decisions. Now that Republicans are opening the door to banning and criminalizing contraception use, Marco Rubio won’t be far behind,” said Florida Democratic Party spokesperson Grant…

Far Right GOP Setting Unwanted Social Agenda

Draft SCOTUS Opinion Shines Light on DeSantis’ Dangerous and Unpopular Attack on Reproductive Freedom As new reporting on a draft Supreme Court opinion confirms what many have feared, that the Supreme Court is preparing to overturn the decades-long precedent of Roe v. Wade, Ron DeSantis has already shown he’ll stop at nothing to attack reproductive freedom in Florida. Polling of Florida voters earlier this year showed that most voters disapproved of DeSantis’ 15-week abortion ban. When voters learn that DeSantis’ dangerous ban has zero exceptions for rape, incest, or human trafficking, opposition grew to 60%. Florida Democratic Party Executive Director Marcus Dixon released…

FDP Condemns DeSantis Gerrymandering

Florida Democrats call out Governor DeSantis’ Unconstitutional Congressional Power Grab The following statement on the Congressional map signed into law by Governor DeSantis should be attributed to Florida Democratic Chair Manny Diaz: “The Congressional maps that Governor DeSantis signed today are both a racial and partisan gerrymander. Not only do the maps diminish the ability of Black Floridians to elect a candidate of their choice, they are deliberately drawn to benefit the Republican Party and punish voters who disagree with Ron DeSantis. These maps are exactly what the Fair District amendments to the Florida Constitution, which Floridians overwhelmingly passed over…

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