10 September, 2021

Judge overturns Florida's anti-riot law

Florida judge ruled against the state’s controversial anti-riot law on Thursday, calling it unconstitutional and an attack on the First Amendment in a win for Black Lives Matter and other groups.

U.S. District Judge Mark Walker in Tallahassee temporarily blocked enforcement of the bill that Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law in April.

In his 90-page decision, Walker called the law “vague and overbroad,” saying peaceful demonstrators could face penalties or jail time under it if they’re in the vicinity of unaffiliated rioters…

Read more: Florida judge rules against state’s anti-riot law | Fox News