FLCAN E-Update March 31, 2017

Advocates for Ending the Use of the Death Penalty Rally at Capitol

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, Equal Justice USA, and several other advocacy organizations sponsored a rally at the capitol. Participants urged an end to the use of the death penalty as well as voiced support for State Attorney Aramis Ayala’s decision within Florida law to not seek the death penalty in any case under her jurisdiction. Ayala’s office handles cases from Orange and Osceola Counties…

Catholic School Parents Testify For Expanded Educational Options

On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, two mothers of Catholic school students spoke before the House PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee during public comments regarding HB 15 by Rep. Jennifer Sullivan (R-Eustis). The measure would allow higher per-child scholarships to students from low-income families seeking to attend nonpublic high schools in the Florida Tax Credit (FTC) Scholarship Program…

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