Florida Sued Over New Law That Limits Ballot Initiatives


I'm Julie Walker a federal lawsuit filed Saturday is seeking to strike down Florida's attempt to make it more difficult for voters to change the state constitution the new law was just signed Friday by governor Ron DeSantis it establishes a three thousand dollar limit on individual contributions to groups promoting ballot initiatives the limit is proposed until a proposal is approved for the ballot which could have made it impossible for measures such as medical marijuana or minimum wage increase to get before voters the ACLU of Florida which filed the complaint says it violates the first amendment by burdening free speech and association Republicans who backed the initiative argued it was needed to keep out of state special interest money from influencing the state constitution I'm Julie Walker

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