Florida Bar aims to engage Floridians in constitutional review

Florida Politics Staff Report
October 17, 2017

With most Floridians not knowing what the Constitution Revision Commission is or does, The Florida Bar is trying to change that.

The Bar launched “Protect Florida Democracy: Our Constitution, Our Rights, Our Courts,” a statewide public education program to fill the void in Floridians’ awareness of constitution revision and engage Floridians in this critical process, according to a news release.

“Florida’s constitution determines how much power we the citizens give to our state government and what form that takes,” said Michael J. Higer, president of The Florida Bar. “It is therefore important that we all tune in, stay informed and educated as to any process to amend Florida’s Constitution.

“It is critical we stay engaged to make sure that we exercise great caution as to any proposed amendment.”

Here’s the rest of the release: [READ MORE]

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