FILE PHOTO: Florida’s Capitol Complex in Tallahassee, Florida

Florida Senate Unanimously Passes Bill To Define Antisemitism

Florida is among several states seeking to define antisemitism, as there has been a surge in antisemitic incidents since the Israel-Hamas war began in October.

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New York Governor Kathy Hochul

Struggling To Stop Illegal Cannabis Stores, NY Governor Asks Online Sites To Hide Them

In a statement, Yelp said the company believes “consumers have a First Amendment right to read and write about all businesses, even if unlicensed.”

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Former U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Houston

Judge Orders Trump off Illinois Primary Ballot But Puts Ruling on Hold

The case is one of dozens of lawsuits filed to remove Trump from the ballot, arguing he is ineligible due to a rarely used clause in the 14th Amendment.

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Rainbow flags fly across the street from the Stonewall Inn in New York

Pride Flags Would Be Largely Banned in Tennessee Classrooms Under New Bill

The proposal, which was passed by the GOP-led House, marks another development in the ongoing political battle over LGBTQ+ rights in Tennessee.

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Supreme Court Wrestles With GOP-Led States’ Efforts To Regulate Social Media Platforms

In nearly four hours of arguments, several justices questioned aspects of laws adopted by Republican-dominated legislatures and signed by Republican governors in Florida and Texas.

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Manhattan DA Asks Judge for a Gag Order in Trump’s Hush-Money Case Ahead of Trial

The Manhattan district attorney’s office cited Trump's “long history of making public and inflammatory remarks” about people involved in his legal cases.

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A guard tower is seen at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville

South Carolina Bans Inmates From In-Person Interviews. A Lawsuit Wants To Change That

The lawsuit also targets the prisons ban that prohibits inmates from directly publishing their own words, though they can be quoted in part or summarized in a publication.

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Florida Lawmakers Pass Ban on Social Media for Kids Under 16 Despite Concerns

Opponents say the law blatantly violates the First Amendment and that it should be left to parents, not the government, to monitor children’s social media use.

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