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Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Today on Context Florida: Richard Corcoran, Rick Scott, the RFRA and 9,071 years

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Today on Context Florida: Jack Stevenson says that if there were any doubt House Appropriations Chairman and Speaker-In-Waiting Richard Corcoran is a conservative crusader whose commitment to his principles leaves him indifferent to comity, convention and the nuances of legislative diplomacy, that doubt was laid to rest last week when he went on a rampage through the legislative china shop. Looks like Gov. Rick Scott wants to “keep working” past January 2018, writes Daniel Tilson. That is the inauguration of our…

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Bob Buckhorn asks NCAA to move Women’s 2016 Final Four to Tampa

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Tampa is hosting the Women’s Final Four college basketball tournament this weekend, and if Indiana doesn’t get its act together regarding its controversial religious freedom legislation, Mayor Bob Buckhorn is calling on the NCAA to bring the tournament back next year to the Cigar City. “Sports teach us dedication, fair play and teamwork,” Buckhorn wrote in a letter to NCAA President Mark Emmert today. “It teaches us that we should judge others for their talents and who they are, instead of where…

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