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What bullcrap. Disney owning the members of its oversight board is the issue that needs remedy.

That may be.  But it's not what prompted the Governor's and statehouse's actions against Disney.   We know this because the governor admitted in his book, during speeches, at press conferences, etc. that the actions taken were in direct response to Disney's vocal, woke opposition to the  "Don't Say Gay" law.

This sure appears to be quintessential government retaliation in contradiction to First Amendment rights.



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In this particular case, I think those kind of lawsuits are unlikely.  However, I think there's a pretty good argument that if a corporation is receiving special favors and making political arguments, it can be argued that the state is actually subsidizing that speech.  True state neutrality towards free speech requires the elimination of any special treatment.

Certainly sounds right to me... Especially if you are another resort operating out of FL without special privileges...

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That may be.  But it's not what prompted the Governor's and statehouse's actions against Disney.   We know this because the governor admitted in his book, during speeches, at press conferences, etc. that the actions taken were in direct response to Disney's vocal, woke opposition to the  "Don't Say Gay" law.

This sure appears to be quintessential government retaliation in contradiction to First Amendment rights.

No, not 'it may be'... It IS. And what prompted it don't mean shit to me. Whatever prompted this governor and this legislature to quit looking the other way is beside the point. What matters is that they are no longer looking the other way. And rightly.

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No, not 'it may be'... It IS. And what prompted it don't mean shit to me.

But it does to the law and the Supremes.

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But it does to the law and the Supremes.

Don't really care - It is a state issue.

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The state's retaliation in response to a corporation's First Amendment rights is a no-no.  :nono:

Again, how was the First Amendment violated?

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What bullcrap. Disney owning the members of its oversight board is the issue that needs remedy. And that oversight board giving Disney total control in perpetuity with no grounds for the state is a travesty that will not stand, SCOTUS or not.

Correct.
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This sure appears to be quintessential government retaliation in contradiction to First Amendment rights.

This sounds like some sort of left wing bullshit one would hear from MSNBC.  Oh wait, it is left wing bullshit that came from MSNBC:

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DeSantis is wrong. Disney merely expressed a contrary opinion. And expressing that opinion is protected by the First Amendment. The governor’s campaign of retaliation for exercising that right in turn violates that law.

https://www.msnbc.com/opinion/msnbc-opinion/desantis-disney-first-amendment-rights-unconstitutional-rcna81974

Is this you, Jazzhead?
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