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Controversial school prayer bill heads to governor’s desk

By | 03.01.12 | 12:51 pm

A bill that would allow ā€œinspirational messages,ā€ including prayers, to be given during any school event, was passed on the House floor today with an 88-27 vote. The bill is now headed to the governor’s desk.

Betsie Gallardo (Pic via Jessica Bussert)

Florida lawmakers send plea to parole board for dying HIV-positive woman

By | 12.28.10 | 9:45 am

Florida lawmakers responding to reports on The Michigan Messenger, The Florida Independent and Bilerico have intervened in the case of Betsie Gallardo.

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