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Senate Passes Ballot Measure On Court Appointments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — This year’s gubernatorial race could have even greater implications if a proposed constitutional amendment on Supreme Court appointments is also approved. The Senate voted 26-14 on Thursday to place a question […]

04/03/2014

File photo of Fla. Gov. Rick Scott. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

ACLU: Fla. GOP’s Attack On Civil Liberties Unprecedented

Florida’s Republican governor and GOP-led Legislature have mounted an unprecedented attack on civil liberties over the past two years, the American Civil Liberties Union said in a report Thursday.

01/10/2013

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Man Accused Of Having Sex With Donkey Challenges Constitutionality Of Laws Banning Sex With Animals

A Marion County man who is facing charges of sexual activities involving animals is challenging the constitutionality of laws banning such activities.

CBS Tampa–12/13/2012

ACA supporters and protesters in front of the Supreme Court (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To Follow

The Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.

10/02/2012

An Obamacare supporter at the Supreme Court (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Gets Another Big Win From The Supreme Court

President Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn’t have had a worse week.

06/28/2012

A soldier plants a flag at a grave in Arlington National Cemetery May 24, 2012 in Washington, DC.  American service members and others participated in the yearly event where small American flags are placed at over 220 thousand headstones in the cemetery reserved for members of the US military and those who served America.  (Photo credit : BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Understanding Our Responsibility On Memorial Day

For some Americans,  Memorial Day is nothing more than the kick-off to the summer season and is marked by shopping, barbeques, trips to the beach, and the Indy 500.  To others, it is a somber time of reflection and […]

05/26/2012

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/09/2011

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