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Activists Protest Outside UF Meat Science Lab For World Day For Farmed Animals

By on October 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Protestors gathered in Gainesville to raise awareness about the meat industry for the World Day for Farmed Animals. Animal activists gathered with signs outside the University of Florida Meat Science Lab Thursday morning and then again later on SW 23rd [...]

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Student Demonstration Draws Attention to Police Brutality in U.S., Israel

By on September 10th, 2014 | Last updated: September 10, 2014 at 6:32 pm

A demonstration was held Wednesday in Turlington Plaza on University of Florida’s campus by Students for a Democratic Society and Students for Justice in Palestine. The purpose was to draw attention to those killed by Israeli Defense Forces as well as police brutality in Ferguson, Missouri.

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New Civil War Monument Triggers Debate in Lake City

By on December 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 3:04 pm

A gathering concerning a new monument to honor Union veterans in the Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park quickly turned to a protest as members and supporters of the Sons of Confederate Veterans demanded the monument be built in a different location.

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Locals Protest Shutdown at Yoho’s Office

By and on October 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 9:28 am

Locals protested the government shutdown and furlough on over 800,000 federal employees at Rep.Ted Yoho’s Gainesville office.

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Dream Defenders Stand Their Ground At United Nations

By on September 25th, 2013 | Last updated: January 11, 2014 at 1:01 pm

The Dream Defenders have taken the issue of Florida’s “stand your ground” law to the United Nations with an 8-page shadow report summarizing why the law violates the United States’ civil rights obligations.

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Florida House bill aims to distance funeral protesters

By on March 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 16, 2013 at 7:35 pm

State Rep. Patrick Rooney Jr. is a sponsor of the bill, and said it’s something he thinks the public wants and will support.

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