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Gov. Ron DeSantis responds to SCOTUS overturning Roe v. Wade

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis today issued a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that overturns Roe v. Wade. The prayers of millions have been answered," DeSantis said via Twitter. "For nearly 50 years, the U.S. Supreme Court has prohibited virtually any meaningful pro-life protection, but this was not grounded in the text, history or structure of the Constitution. By properly interpreting the Constitution, the Dobbs majority has restored the people's role in our republic and a sense of hope that every life counts.
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Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoes local business ‘protection’ bill

'The better approach is to enact targeted preemption legislation when local governments act in a way that frustrates state policy and/or undermines the rights of Floridians.'. Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed SB 620 on Friday, a top priority of Senate President Wilton Simpson which sought to punish local governments for passing laws detrimental to local businesses.
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Charlie Crist says Ron DeSantis will outlaw abortion rights if re-elected

'Gov. Ron DeSantis will try to outlaw abortion completely,' Crist charged. Calling Friday’s Supreme Court ruling ending 50 years of law under Roe v. Wade an attack on women and freedom, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist said Friday that abortion rights are on the line in the gubernatorial election.

Shock Poll: Charlie Crist leads Ron DeSantis Amid COVID-19 Surge

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist narrowly leads Gov. Ron DeSantis in a hypothetical head-to-head matchup, according to the latest survey from St. Pete Polls. The results come as DeSantis continues to face criticism for his COVID-19 response amid a major surge in cases and hospitalizations that is making Florida the epicenter of the pandemic.

Donald Trump posts favourable poll in response to rumours of challenge from Ron DeSantis

Donald Trump is clearly feeling the heat from swirling speculation in the media and GOP circles around the idea that he could face a credible 2024 primary rivalry in the form of Ron DeSantis, Florida’s Republican governor.The GOP ex-president on Wednesday posted results from the right-leaning pollster Zogby indicating that he was the clear favourite for winning the 2024 GOP presidential nomination, 42 points ahead of Mr DeSantis in a survey of GOP voters nationally.The timing of the post, made on Mr Trump’s new “Truth Social” platform, is significant given the release of a survey from the University of New...

Ron DeSantis suggests media ‘mea culpa’ for propping up Andrew Gillum

'What was presented to the public was that this guy was like the second coming,'. After the photo finish of the 2018 gubernatorial election, the fortunes of Gov. Ron DeSantis and his Democratic opponent diverged. Andrew Gillum found himself in a Tallahassee courtroom this week, indicted on wire fraud and...

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Record Breaking Alzheimer’s Funding and Innovative Florida Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence

June 24, 2022 – Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted record funding for Alzheimer’s and related dementias and signed Senate Bill 806, to establish the Ramping up Education of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia for You (READY) Act. Additionally, the Governor announced that the final pillar of the five-part Dementia Action Plan, created in 2019, has been fulfilled with the establishment of the Florida Alzheimer’s Center for Excellence. The Freedom First Budget signed this month by the Governor included record funding for Alzheimer’s and dementia care, marking a nearly 60% increase in funding since the Governor took office in 2019.

Donald Trump shares poll that shows him beating Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in primary as 2024 rumors continue

Donald Trump took to his personal social media network to boast how he will beat Ron DeSantis as Republican nominee for the 2024 presidential election. According to a questionable poll from Zogby (who?), the recently converted Florida man would take 54% of a GOP primary vote. The poll showed that DeSantis would be Trump's next closest competitor at 12%.

Ron DeSantis laughs off press ‘obsession’ with 2024

In Fort Lauderdale Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis again addressed media questions on a potential presidential run in 2024, bemoaning what he called an “obsession” with his prospects. “It’s just ridiculous,” the Governor contended. DeSantis, who was ahead of Joe Biden and Donald Trump in a poll...