Tag: Kelli Stargell

Mitch PerryMay 16, 2016

Carlos Beruff made some news yesterday, but despite his aggressive response, it can’t be marked up as a good day for the Republican candidate for Senate. The Manatee County developer prides himself on not being politically correct, and he’s not absolutely NOT apologizing after the Huffington Post reported over the weekend (with video) of Beruff calling President Obama “an […]

Mitch PerryMay 13, 2016

One of the most controversial bills passed by the Florida Legislature in the 2016 session was an abortion measure that prohibited state funding for routine care at abortion clinics, and placed requirements for physicians similar to a Texas law currently under review by the U.S. Supreme Court. The measure outraged Planned Parenthood, who say it could […]

Mitch PerryApril 10, 2015

On Thursday, the Florida House passed Sanford Republican Jason Brodeur‘s controversial  “conscience protection” bill. The legislation would allow private adoption agencies whose “written religious or moral convictions” do not permit children in their care to be adopted by gays or lesbians to refuse to make such placements. The agencies would not face the possibility of losing their […]

Mitch PerryApril 8, 2015

The Florida House of Representatives on Wednesday advanced a controversial bill that its sponsor says would protect the religious rights of private adoption agencies. However, Democrats, LGBT activists and others say it would give those agencies carte blanche to discriminate against same-sex couples. Sanford Republican Jason Brodeur‘s bill emerged in the past month, immediately after […]


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