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Federal judge temporarily blocks DeSantis' ‘Stop-WOKE' law

1 month ago   |   By Politico

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A federal judge on Thursday blocked Florida from enforcing a key aspect of the state's new law restricting what Gov. Ron DeSantis calls “woke” workplace trainings about race.
In a 44-page decision , Chief U.S. District Judge Mark Walker slammed Florida's “Stop-WOKE” Act, criticizing its policies as “bordering on unintelligible” as he granted a temporary injunction on the grounds the law violates the First Amendment.
The ruling was heralded as a “major victory for free speech” by the group of businesses who sued the state, but that win could be short lived with the...
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Florida Judge Says Gov. Ron DeSantis' 'Stop Woke' Law Is Unconstitutional

Florida Judge Says Gov. Ron DeSantis' 'Stop Woke' Law Is Unconstitutional

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Tallahassee U.S. District Judge Mark Walker said that the act violates the First Amendment and is impermissibly vague.
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Florida judge blocks Gov. Ron DeSantis-backed 'Stop WOKE Act,' saying the state has turned into the upside-down world from 'Stranger Things'

Florida judge blocks Gov. Ron DeSantis-backed 'Stop WOKE Act,' saying the state has turned into the upside-down world from 'Stranger Things'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
A federal judge blocked the 'Stop WOKE Act,' saying it suppresses free speech.
The Obama-nominated judge compared Florida to the upside-down world in Netflix's "Stranger Things."
Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis supported the law.
A federal judge has suspended enforcement of Florida's "Stop WOKE Act," a bill backed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis that restricts how companies and schools discuss race. In his opinion, Chief US District Judge Mark Walker compared the Sunshine State's free speech laws to Netflix's blockbuster...
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