- Mar 21, 2012
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Proposed Florida legislation would defund cities that defund police, issue felonies for rioters
by: WFLA 8 On Your Side StaffPosted: Sep 21, 2020 / 12:41 PM EDT/ Updated: Sep 22, 2020 / 07:23 AM EDTPOLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis proposed the “boldest and most comprehensive” legislation Monday that addresses violent assemblies and attacks on police officers.DeSantis said the Combating Violence, Disorder and Looting and Law Enforcement Protection Act is in response to the nationwide violence that has stemmed from police brutality protests.The governor says the bill lays out “clear and predictable penalties” for those in Florida who participate in violent assemblies. It categorizes several demonstrations seen at riots across the country as felonies.[...]
Governor Ron DeSantis announced the “boldest and most comprehensive” legislation to address violent and disorderly assemblies and attacks on police officers.www.wfla.com
Hopefully this passes and catches on around the nation.