Tag Archives: Gov. Ron DeSantis

Politicians Love To Cite Crime Data. It’s Often Wrong.

Gov. Ron DeSantis

Amanda Hernández, Stateline When Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis announced his presidential campaign in May, he proudly told the nation that Florida’s crime rate in 2021 had reached a 50-year low. But really, DeSantis couldn’t say for sure. That’s because fewer than 1 in 10 law enforcement agencies in his …

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Trump Blasts DeSantis, Other Rivals In Iowa

President Donald Trump in Iowa

Jay Waagmeester, Iowa Capital Dispatch Former President Trump, rallying supporters in Ottumwa, Iowa, focused on other 2024 presidential candidates, especially Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, for much of his time on stage. Trump’s trip to Ottumwa is the first stop on his October tour around Iowa. According to fivethirtyeight.com, Trump leads …

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AP Psychology Effectively Banned in Florida Over Lesson on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity

Gov. Ron DeSantis

Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams The Republican-controlled Florida Board of Education on Thursday effectively banned Advanced Placement Psychology by notifying school district superintendents that teaching about sexual orientation and gender identity—key subjects in college-level psychology curricula—is prohibited under the state’s so-called “Don’t Say Gay or Trans” law. That means class schedules …

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