Bill Text: FL S0214 | 2020 | Regular Session | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Philosophies that Espouse Superiority

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 11-3-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-02-14 - On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/19/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building [S0214 Detail]

Download: Florida-2020-S0214-Comm_Sub.html
       Florida Senate - 2020              (NP)    CS for SR's 214 & 222
       
       
        
       By the Committee on Infrastructure and Security; and Senators
       Rodriguez, Simpson, Cruz, Stewart, Benacquisto, Bradley, Hutson,
       Mayfield, Diaz, Wright, Perry, Harrell, Albritton, and Hooper
       
       
       
       596-02232-20                                           2020214c1
    1                          Senate Resolution                        
    2         A resolution rejecting and condemning any philosophy
    3         that espouses the superiority of one group of people
    4         over another which is hateful, dangerous, or a morally
    5         corrupt expression of intolerance, and affirming that
    6         such philosophies are contradictory to the values that
    7         define the people of Florida and the United States.
    8  
    9         WHEREAS, recent acts of domestic terror, including acts of
   10  mass violence, have shocked and saddened our nation, and
   11         WHEREAS, this murderous violence was perpetrated by
   12  individuals who embraced philosophies that espouse the
   13  superiority of one group of people over another on the basis of
   14  race, color, national origin, sex, or religion, and
   15         WHEREAS, these philosophies are embraced by groups which
   16  include white nationalists, white supremacists, “incels”, and
   17  others, and
   18         WHEREAS, these philosophies are contradictory to the
   19  values, constitutional protections, and moral fiber of the
   20  United States of America and the State of Florida, NOW,
   21  THEREFORE,
   22  
   23  Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Florida:
   24  
   25         That the Florida Senate rejects and condemns any philosophy
   26  that espouses the superiority of one group of people over
   27  another on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or
   28  religion as hateful, dangerous, and morally corrupt expressions
   29  of intolerance; and affirms that such philosophies are
   30  contradictory to the values that define the people of Florida
   31  and the United States.

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