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'It Was Off the Wall': FL Police Laundered Millions in Drug Money Overseas and Enjoyed Lavish Lifestyle
Society & Culture  (tags: news, police, Florida, law, dishonesty, crime, humans, society, culture, safety, ethics, abuse, corruption, government )

CarrieEye
- 17 hours ago - rawstory.com
An investigative report by the Miami Herald published today reveals that two local Florida police agencies engaged in a slick money laundering scheme ripped from a Hollywood movie, reaping a whopping $2.4 million for themselves in drug money.
Remove the Painting in the Baker County Courthouse Depicting the Ku Klux Klan and Other Divisive Imagery - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Baker County, Florida, Klu Klux Klan, mural, painting, Courthouse, petition, insensitive history, memorialized )

Dandelion
- 8 days ago - change.org
A mural in the Baker County Florida Courthouse shows horse backed hooded members of the Ku Klux Klan as apart of the historical perspective. This one sided insensitive history and lawlessness should not be condoned or memorialized in the halls of justice
Missing 24 Yr Old Woman, 4 Months Pregnant, Sunrise, Florida
Society & Culture  (tags: Sunrise, Florida, missing woman, pregnant )

Kristi
- 115 days ago - facebook.com
Cystal Blue eyes' she is about 5'2". She wieghs around 115 - 123 lbs. She is tiny, but with a sporty build. She is 4 months pregnant but looks 5 months. Natalee has lived toned skin, slightly dark completion. This is the niece of Care 2 member Barb P
Gov. Rick Scott Stop Punishing State Employees For Saying Climate Change - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Gov Rick Scott, end censorship ban on climate change, petition, silenced, Florida, State employee )

Dandelion
- 134 days ago - leftaction.com
Climate change denial has taken on a whole new level. One Florida state employee was even forced to take a leave of absence and get a mental health evaluation after using the term. Gov. Scott End the ban and stop censoring climate change discussion.
Marriage Equality Comes To Florida
Society & Culture  (tags: Same Sex Marriage, Florida, Volusia County, Mosaic Unitarian Universalist Congregati, Clerk of Circuit Court Diane Matousek )

Dandelion
- 195 days ago - beacononlinenews.com
U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle's Jan. 1 order that cleared the way, statewide, for same-sex couples to wed. "They've really been happy, crying," Volusia County Clerk of Circuit Court Diane Matousek, said, "It's been a historical day for us."
Alaska, Oregon And Washington, DC Vote To Legalize Recreational Marijuana
Society & Culture  (tags: Medical marijuana, recreational marijuana, constitutional majority, Alaska, Oregon, Washington, DC, Florida )

Dandelion
- 270 days ago - rt.com
In Florida, the ballot measure gained the support of 57 percent of voters, but the measure fell short of a 60 percent constitutional majority required under state law.
378 People 'Pay It Forward' at Fla. Starbucks
Society & Culture  (tags: kindness, charity, Starbucks, Florida, paying it forward )

Freya
- 344 days ago - news.msn.com
A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.
Tariq Abu Khdeir Is Not Deterred: Despite Israeli Police Attack, He Plans on Returning to Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, Florida, human rights, beating. violence, society, ethics, culture, family, freedoms, humans, news, rights, abuse, children, safety )

CarrieEye
- 347 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Tariq, tall and soft-spoken, is now safe and sound. His face, badly distorted by the beating delivered by two Israeli officers, is back to normal, though his mother says he still suffers from occasional headaches.
Florida Woman Gets 60 Years While Stand-Your-Ground Zimmerman Walks Free
Society & Culture  (tags: Florida, Stand your ground, Alexander, Zimmerman, domestic violence, new trial, crime, ethics, law, police, rights )

Lynn
- 371 days ago - addictinginfo.org
It is so not fair! She stood her ground, just like George Zimmerman of Stand-Your-Ground ... law fame. And both live in Florida. So why is Marissa Alexander looking down the barrel of 60 years in prison when her situation was the same as Zimmerman's?
Deputy Police Chief, Officer in Florida Town Were Members of the KKK, the FBI Alleges (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Florida, KKK, police, law, ethics, dishonesty, society, news, safety )

CarrieEye
- 384 days ago - rawstory.com
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement presented Chief Terry Isaacs with copies of a confidential FBI report last week that allegedly identified Deputy Chief David Borst and Officer George Hunnewell as members of the KKK.
Please Sign: No More Jail Time for Marissa Alexander!
Society & Culture  (tags: Marissa Alexander, Angela Corey, Florida, Stand Your Ground, Warning Shot, Presumption of Innocence, triple sentence considered by prosecutio, domestic abuse, women's rights, discrimination, violence )

Susan
- 515 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
After all that domestic abuse victim Marissa Alexander has been through, Florida state prosecutor Angela Corey now wants to make her serve three consecutive sentences for firing a warning shot out of fear of her abusive husband. Vindictive and Cruel!
Prosecution Against Marissa Alexander Now Seeks 60 Year Sentence
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, florida, corruption, culture, dishonesty, family, freedoms, government, Justice, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society, women )

Kit
- 517 days ago - samuel-warde.com
It's now reported prosecuting attorney, Angela Corey, will seek a triple sentence of 60 years against Alexander, for firing a warning shot in self-defense.
Florida Ku Klux Klan Leader Boasts of 'Invisible Empire' of Sympathetic Public Officials (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, KKK, Florida, society, hate, culture, ethics, law, politics, rights, government, humans )

CarrieEye
- 548 days ago - rawstory.com
Residents in central Florida have become increasingly aware that the Ku Klux Klan is in their midst. WFTV 9 reports that recruitment flyers for the Florida chapter of the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) have appeared in neighborhoods...
Let's Put An End To The Executions
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, crime, ethics, death penalty, Florida, society, culture, murder, violence )

CarrieEye
- 564 days ago - nationalmemo.com
The execution of Thomas Knight last week is a textbook case for why Florida's dysfunctional death penalty should be scrapped.Here was a man whose guilt was never in doubt, whose crimes were cold-blooded, whose attitude remained remorseless and often...
Man Run Over By Police for Seat Belt Violation - Complaint Filed on Medical Examiner
Society & Culture  (tags: Officer James Harris, Marlon Brown, Dr. Shiping Bao, Deland, Florida, Trayvon Martin, video, petition, seat belt violation, rooky police, manslaughter )

Dandelion
- 674 days ago - beacononlinenews.com
Police dashcam video shows then-DeLand police Officer James Harris in hot pursuit. Video shows Marlon Brown slip and fall but as he was getting back up, he was struck by the front of police car. Video not for the faint of heart. Was this manslaughter?
 

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