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July 2023

Free Speech in the “Free State”

A Review of the State of the First Amendment in Florida

By Rachel Fugate and Sarah Papadelias
Florida's distorted First Amendment reality stems from a “war on woke” that attempts to eliminate certain viewpoints and has infected Florida’s legislative and executive decisions. Fortunately, federal courts have pulled Florida back from the First Amendment "upside down." However, there still is a long way to go.