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Florida Attorney General To Anti-Clinton RNC Crowd: 'Lock Her Up'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi joined the anti-Hillary Clinton crowd at the 2016 Republican National Convention, calling to “lock her up.” Cha...

Florida's Medical Marijuana Proponents Should Prepare And Get Help For The Battle Ahead For Amendment 2

Gary Stein | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics
Gary Stein

It's interesting how you can find out what's really on someone's mind when they're under pressure. It happened to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, but if you blinked, you may have missed it. But this is something we cannot ignore.

Anderson Cooper Grills Woman Who Led Charge Against Gay Marriage In Florida

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.15.2016 | Media

CNN's Anderson Cooper didn't mince words during an interview with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Tuesday, saying many in the LGBT community thi...

Attorneys General From Texas, Florida Quietly Dropped Their Trump U. Probes

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics

Eric Schneiderman, the New York attorney general, has made headlines lately for his investigation of Trump University, the for-profit real estate cour...

What's Next, Pam Bondi?

Izak Pratt | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Izak Pratt

After what seemed like an eternity, Florida has finally embraced marriage equality, albeit by force. Federal Judge Robert Hinkle ruled, back in August, that it was unconstitutional for Florida to ban gay marriage. Despite his ruling, many hurdles were to come, all on account of one woman.

Florida Marriage Equality Is Still in Jeopardy

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

After a lot of confusion, the picture's finally clearing up in Florida. And it's looking pretty good: last week US District Judge Robert Hinkle issued a ruling that basically boils down to two important points: his injunction doesn't require the state's clerks to issue marriage licenses, but the U.S. Constitution does. In other words, marriage will start on January 6th in Florida.

WATCH: What You Need to Know About Florida's Gay-Marriage Mess

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

Something big's going to happen in Florida next week, we just don't know what yet. The Supreme Court is going to examine multiple marriage cases in early January. And new polling shows support for marriage higher than ever.

Florida Threat: Arresting Officials Who Let Gays Get Married

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

Florida clerks can start issuing marriage licenses to gay couples in January -- but if they do, they could risk arrest and jail time.

Some Kansas Clerks Refuse to Issue Marriage Licenses to Gay and Lesbian Couples (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

2014-11-24-afervid2011424small.jpgWe've added two or maybe three states -- Montana, South Carolina, and sort of Kansas -- to the marriage-equality map this week. Some Kansas counties have started issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but others haven't.

Upholding the Sanctity of Marriage for Charles Manson

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

A biblical definition of marriage is so important to some people, so there must have been some case like Manson's in those holy pages, right? "And the Lord sayeth unto you, when thou hast killed, that shalt be punished. Then thou will find a bride and marry her whilst in prison. Jesus wept. With joy." Something like that.

Pam Bondi Wins Re-Election In Florida

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Florida's Republican Attorney General Pam Bondi won re-election Tuesday, defeating Democratic challenger George Sheldon and Libertarian nominee Bill W...

Pam Bondi Involves Herself In Faraway Court Fights

Tampa Bay Times | Michael Van Sickler | Posted 10.27.2014 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE — Earlier this year, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi opposed a ban on certain kinds of semiautomatic weapons. In Connecticut....

Rick Scott Refuses To Say Whether He Knew Execution Delay Was For A Fundraiser

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) refused to say on Tuesday whether he knew that the state attorney general requested delaying a condemned man...

Florida Asks For State Supreme Court To Rule On Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics

By David Adams MIAMI, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi requested on Monday that the state Supreme Court be allowe...

More Fireworks Anticipated at Upcoming Marriage Argument (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

2014-09-01-ScreenShot20140901at3.38.21PM.pngLast week judges at the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals put on a spectacular show when they eviscerated the arguments of anti-gay attorneys from Wisconsin and Indiana. Next week we could see a repeat performance when lawyers present their cases to the Ninth Circuit.

Next Wave of Marriage Cases Finally Reaches the Supreme Court (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

2014-08-11-ScreenShot20140811at12small.jpgThe Supreme Court generally only hears a small handful of the petitions brought before it. But with so many major marriage rulings in the last year, they are virtually guaranteed to have one or more cases on their docket, with a ruling likely by June 2015.

Discrimination Inflicts Harm, Not Our Marriages

Nadine Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nadine Smith

My wife and I married because we love each other. We wanted to demonstrate our commitment and ensure we could take care of each other in every way possible. Our son deserves to have his parents' marriage respected and our family protected under Florida law.

Eight Same-Sex Couples Sue State For Recognition Of Their Out-Of-State Marriages

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

Eight Florida same-sex couples and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday evening challenging their state's refusal to r...

State Introduces Bills To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb 10 (Reuters) - Florida state legislators introduced identical bills on Monday to legalize me...

State Supreme Court Approves Medical Marijuana Initiative To Go On November Ballot

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida measure that would allow the use of medical marijuana has cleared its final hurdle and...

Rick Scott, Pam Bondi Sued In Public Records Withholding

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

Tallahassee, Fla., attorney Steven Andrews filed a new lawsuit against Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday, alleging that the Republican governor's admi...

Florida Voters Overwhelmingly Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

A large majority of Florida voters -- 82 percent -- supported legalizing medical marijuana, but were divided on recreational pot use, according to a Q...

Bondi Asks Court To Toss Florida Medical Marijuana Initiative

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct 24 (Reuters) - Florida's attorney general told the state's high court on Thursday that suppor...

$33 Million Per Year of Your Tax Money to For-Profit College Whose CEO Hid Criminal Record

David Halperin | Posted 12.21.2013 | College
David Halperin

When Ernesto Perez, CEO of for-profit Dade Medical College, was named to Florida's Commission on Independent Education -- a panel charged with overseeing schools like his -- he omitted criminal convictions and arrests from his Senate confirmation questionnaire.

Who Wrote the For-Profit College Group Handbook Urging Members Not to Lie to Students?

David Halperin | Posted 12.17.2013 | Business
David Halperin

APSCU is trying to show in public that the sector is working to clean up its act, with a booklet advising recruiters to provide students with "clear and accurate information." But, as we've come to expect, APSCU has no shame.