As every parent knows, if you don’t instantly penalize bad behavior, the child will continue the behavior. The same holds true for criminals. That’s why, in Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis held a press conference on Monday announcing that he’s proposing a new law that will impose instant, mandatory, and severe penalties for the destructive and dangerous behaviors we’ve seen across America as BLM and Antifa have taken to the streets. His goal is to prevent Florida communities from suffering as Minneapolis and Kenosha have.
DeSantis was backed by a phalanx of sheriffs and police officers as he told a small number of socially distanced journalists about the proposed law:
Florida leaders plan to crack down on protesters involved in what Gov. Ron DeSantis called “disorderly assemblies,” including making it a felony to block a road, topple monuments or gather in a small group where violence breaks out.
DeSantis on Monday proposed a tough new law, which opponents swiftly labeled unconstitutional, in response to demonstrations that erupted nationwide after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer. The legislation will be filed for the next session that convenes in March.
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