# Freedom of speech
Appeals court rules that ban on portable signs in Fort Myers, Florida violates First Amendment
Adam Lacroix, a "street preacher' decided to challenge a Fort Myers Beach ordinance after he was cited in December of 2020 for carrying a "portable sign" to spread religious messages to those around him in accordance with an ordinance that was put in place by the Town of Fort Myers Florida.
Gov. DeSantis Brands the Biden Administration Disinformation Governance Board a “Belated April Fool’s Joke”
Florida's Governor Ron DeSantis is among a number of leading conservative Republican politicians from across the nation to criticize the latest move by the Biden administration - the creation of a Disinformation Governance Board that will form a part of the Department for Homeland Security (DHS).
Denver council changes public comment rules
(Denver, Colo.) Denver City Council will vote Monday to change the rules for public comment periods. Council members say the change is necessary, so more people get a chance to speak. The new rules changes prioritizing commenters for the 30-minute public comment sessions. The city schedules comment sessions at 5 p.m. Mondays before council meetings. People can speak virtually or in person.