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ACLU of Florida files suit to stop mandated drug testing for state employees

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida has filed a suit to stop Governor Rick Scott’s executive order 11-58 mandating the drug testing of state employees regardless of suspicion. As WUFT-FM’s Brittany Thompson reports, this is the first of several lawsuits coming after what the ACLU calls a legislative session that trampled civil rights.

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