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A government of which laws and which men, exactly? | Letters
Here’s what readers are saying in Friday’s letters to the editor.
Gov. Ron DeSantis announces the suspension of Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren during a press conference on Thursday at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office administration building in Tampa.
Gov. Ron DeSantis announces the suspension of Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren during a press conference on Thursday at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office administration building in Tampa. [ DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times ]
Published Aug. 5

So which is it?

DeSantis suspends Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren | Aug. 4

A few days ago, Florida education commissioner Manny Diaz Jr. and Gov. Ron DeSantis told Florida school districts to ignore federal guidelines on expanding Title IX aimed at preventing discrimination against students based on such things as gender identity. Now the governor is suspending Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren and saying, “Our government is a government of laws, not a government of men.” Apparently this only applies to policies he doesn’t like.

Christopher Radulich, Apollo Beach

A write-in campaign

DeSantis suspends Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren | Aug. 4

I would like to see Andrew Warren wage a write-in campaign for Florida attorney general. We need an attorney general who doesn’t support the big lie and the culture wars.

Georgia Earp, St. Petersburg

A woman’s decision

Kansas voters spoke loudly on abortion: Trust women. | Another voice, Aug. 4

Why is the abortion issue such a political issue between the red and the blue? It should be the right of the women that make that decision. Keep the politicians out of it. They make too many mistakes already.

Joe Voskerichian, Tampa

Don’t ban books

New Fla. laws push Pinellas to review books before school starts | Aug. 3

I was a history major, and I have read a lot of history books. One thing I have learned in reading these books is that the people who fight against free speech and who favor banning books are not on the right side of history. Also, book banners should never use “liberty” as part of their organization name. We are truly living in ironic and historic times.

Terrence S. Callahan, Crystal Beach

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