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Equality Florida's Response to Las Vegas Shooting

Submitted by hannah on October 2, 2017 - 2:35pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

Media Contact: Hannah Willard, Senior Policy Director: 407-451-5460

Nadine Smith, Executive Director: 813-817-6093

Equality Florida Statement on Mass Shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada

Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 - In response to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Equality Florida’s Executive Director, Nadine Smith, provided the following statement:

Senator Nelson Urges Trump Administration Not To Implement Official Discrimination Through Trans Military Ban

Submitted by Brittany on August 3, 2017 - 10:09am

Last week, President Trump tweeted that transgender individuals will no longer be able to serve “in any capacity” in the U.S. Military.

The tweets have received backlash from civil rights organizations, active duty and veteran transgender servicemembers, elected officials, and military personnel over the past week.