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Past time for Scott to honor vow to act against LGBT discrimination

Release Date: 
July 14, 2017

'Last month Gov. Rick Scott issued a proclamation declaring June 12 Pulse Remembrance Day “in recognition of the 49 innocent lives lost in the horrific attack on Pulse nightclub” in Orlando a year earlier. He directed state flags to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset and asked state residents to pause for a moment of silence.

Fla. Dems, Equality Florida say Rick Scott ‘broke promise’ to protect LGBTQ employees

Release Date: 
June 21, 2017

Equality Florida is accusing Gov. Rick Scott of breaking a promise made last year to the organization that he would issue an executive order protecting LGBTQ state employees from discrimination in hiring and contracting.

Now the Florida Democratic Party is piling on.

Lawmakers Unveil Gun Safety Legislation That Targets Assault-Style Weapons

 

For Immediate Release
Jan. 5, 2017

Patti Brigham, Co-chair, Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence
1st Vice President, LWV of Florida
Andy Pelosi, Co-Chair, Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence
Executive Director, Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus

[Tallahassee] Newtown Screening and Panel Discussion

Date: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 5:15pm - 8:15pm
Location: 
Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
200 S Duval St
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Please join us for a free screening of the documentary, Newtown, on Wednesday, November 2nd at the Challenger Learning Center. This special event is being hosted by the Office of Mayor Andrew Gillum, The League of Women Voters of Tallahassee, The Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus, Equality Florida, and the National Black Justice Coalition.

PRESS RELEASE: Equality Florida Endorses Gun Violence Prevention Policies

Equality Florida Endorses Gun Violence Prevention Policies

Will partner with gun safety advocates & other allies to combat epidemic of gun violence

ORLANDO, FL - Today, Equality Florida made a significant policy announcement to formally endorse common sense gun violence prevention policies in response to the hate-fueled attack in Orlando this past June, targeting the LGBTQ community at Pulse nightclub’s Latin night.