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December 15, 2023 3:15 PM
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Florida lawmaker declares 16-year-olds are ‘not children’ but ‘youth workers’ - Raw Story

Florida lawmaker declares 16-year-olds are ‘not children’ but ‘youth workers’ - Raw Story | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

In late August, Hurricane Idalia, the strongest tropical storm to hit northern Florida since 1896, killed four people and caused up to $20 billion in damage. Thanks to Governor Ron DeSantis’ anti-immigrant law that has been called “draconian,” clean-up and rebuilding has been hard. 

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September 1, 2023 5:35 PM
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DeSantis’ school voucher program gives parents taxpayer dollars for PlayStations and paddleboards - Raw Story

DeSantis’ school voucher program gives parents taxpayer dollars for PlayStations and paddleboards - Raw Story | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

Under Governor Ron DeSantis, Florida taxpayers last year handed parents $43,374 to pay for in-home treadmills, $30,436 to pay for indoor trampolines, and $226,584 to pay for game consoles. 

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August 9, 2023 8:20 PM
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Editorial: Don’t use Florida’s children as pawns in political games - Orlando Sentinel

Editorial: Don’t use Florida’s children as pawns in political games - Orlando Sentinel | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

This is what we believe to be true about Florida parents: They don’t want the government indoctrinating their kids, or usurping their own decisions when it comes to belief systems, sexuality, faith or politics. 

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July 28, 2023 7:09 PM
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'What politician doesn't insult children?': Ex-GOP rep. roasts 'uniquely unlikable' DeSantis - RawStory.com

'What politician doesn't insult children?': Ex-GOP rep. roasts 'uniquely unlikable' DeSantis - RawStory.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was once hailed as the GOP's best alternative to former President Donald Trump in 2024 — but so far it hasn't worked out that way, with DeSantis lagging the former president by 30 points and trying to fend off self-inflicted controversies...

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‘Sure wasn’t by drag queens’: DeSantis slammed for ignoring Florida mass shooting that included children - RawStory.com

‘Sure wasn’t by drag queens’: DeSantis slammed for ignoring Florida mass shooting that included children - RawStory.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

A Memorial Day mass shooting 20 miles north of Miami left nine people, including children as young as one, wounded, yet Governor Ron DeSantis hasn't said a word about it publicly...

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February 10, 2023 8:21 PM
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DeSantis set himself up for Trump's 'groomer' smear: Former RNC official - RawStory.com

DeSantis set himself up for Trump's 'groomer' smear: Former RNC official - RawStory.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

In his column for the Bulwark, former Republican National Committee official Tim Miller dumped all over Republicans who were aghast that Donald Trump suggested Gov. Ron DeSantis is a "groomer" and added that the Florida governor deserved the smear considering his history of doing the same...

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September 20, 2023 5:36 PM
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Florida is undergoing a public school 'brain drain' – and it's all Ron DeSantis' fault: columnist - Raw Story

Florida is undergoing a public school 'brain drain' – and it's all Ron DeSantis' fault: columnist - Raw Story | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has quietly moved away from much of his anti-woke crusade, swayed by tanking poll results that suggest his campaign to become president is in big trouble.

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September 1, 2023 10:37 AM
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DeSantis' team manhandles 15-year-old boy who asked tough question: report - Raw Story

DeSantis' team manhandles 15-year-old boy who asked tough question: report - Raw Story | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

A New Hampshire teenager says he was manhandled by Ron DeSantis' security guards at a campaign event earlier this summer after he asked a question.

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July 31, 2023 12:30 PM
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Right-wing institution welcomed into Florida schools proudly boasts of 'indoctrinating' students - RawStory.com

Right-wing institution welcomed into Florida schools proudly boasts of 'indoctrinating' students - RawStory.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has made his fight against the left-wing "indoctrination" of children one of his major rallying cries. However, the Tampa Bay Times reports that PragerU, a right-wing institution whose learning materials are now being allowed for use in Florida schools, openly boasts...

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'Remarkable intrusion': Judge tears apart Florida's ban on gender-affirming care - RawStory.com

'Remarkable intrusion': Judge tears apart Florida's ban on gender-affirming care - RawStory.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Florida state law that banned minors from receiving gender-affirming care was discriminatory and he blocked the state from applying it to three children whose parents sued. The rebuke was a stinging message to Gov. Ron DeSantis (R)...

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'Grooming young girls': Fox News host hits Ron DeSantis for 'drinking party with young women' - RawStory.com

'Grooming young girls': Fox News host hits Ron DeSantis for 'drinking party with young women' - RawStory.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

Fox News host Howard Kurtz argued on Sunday that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) should not have been at a "drinking party with young women" when he was a teacher.

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