Earlier today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed anti-riot legislation into law. HB 1 was proposed in response to the civil unrest experienced across the country over the past year. The legislation was a top priority of Senate President Wilton Simpson and House Speaker Chris Sprowls for the 2021 Legislative Session.
Today, surrounded by our state’s law enforcement community, I proudly signed HB 1 into law, which makes clear that rioting and violence have absolutely no place in Florida and provides protections for the brave men and women who keep our communities safe. pic.twitter.com/ULs6cx8xzy— Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) April 19, 2021
After being elected the Los Angeles County District Attorney in November, George Gascón is already facing a recall effort. The effort has widespread support from crime victims to the Los Angeles County Sheriff to even Gascón's own prosecutors. Some of the controversial actions landing Gascón on the hot seat include:Read more
Yesterday, President Donald Trump visited Kenosha, Wisconsin to survey the damage caused be recent violent protests and to speak with community leaders. Attorney General Bill Barr and Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wold also joined the President on the visit. Their trip to Kenosha illustrates the President's commitment to public safety and law enforcement, while Joe Biden is unwilling to confront the reality that the far-left is fueling the fire — literally and figuratively — for violent protests across the country.Read more
For the grand finale of an inspiring Republican National Convention, President Donald J. Trump officially accepted the Republican nomination for President in a speech at the White House. The RNC Convention was a roaring success. As Fox News' Liz Peek reported, "If the point of a political convention is to get your party’s message out, win over voters and boost your candidate’s prospects, then make no mistake about the 2020 conventions, Republicans absolutely buried Democrats."Read more
Last night, Vice President Mike Pence officially accepted the nomination as President Donald Trump's running mate for a second term. A large portion of the Vice President's remarks focused on law and order. In the wake of violent unrest in cities like Kenosha, Wisconsin, Vice President Pence highlighted the Administration's support of law enforcement and its commitment to ensuring the safety and security of all Americans.Read more