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• The Revival Baptist Church in Clermont is holding a three-day conference church leaders have dubbed “Make America Straight Again.” The event comes just days after Central Florida marked three years since the Pulse nightclub shooting. Read More »
• A rally and march this afternoon in downtown Orlando will call for an end to an immigration policy separating children from their families. Children have been housed at detention centers for months at a time. Read More »
• The Parkland school shooting last month sparked calls for tougher gun control, and thrust student activists from Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school into the spotlight. As students prepare to demonstrate in Washington DC tomorrow and at cities around the country, some parents are also raising the question- whether to attend a rally with young kids in tow.
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• Students walked out of class this morning at dozens of schools across Central Florida marking one month since the Parkland shooting. Danielle Prieur was at Wekiva High School for the walkout and has the report. Read More »
• Senate Republicans have not revealed details of their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, but that didn’t stop a group of protesters from gathering on Wednesday at Senator Marco Rubio’s Orlando office. Read More »
• Around this time last month, the people of Orlando were forced to confront a horror we could not comprehend and then assimilate into this new normal without 49 loved ones and a constant ache. And now, earlier this week, we were confronted by something else: Ten protesters were arrested by police after a sit-in at U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s downtown Orlando office, where about 70 protesters demanded legislation for gun control, LGBTQ protections and safer communities of color. Protesters say they chose Rubio because he “continues to terrorize” queer communities of color by voting for legislation that “discriminates, dehumanizes, and denies access to the American dream.” Rubio’s office released a statement saying he respects the views of others and welcomes … Read More »