SpikedLemonade Posted May 22 Share Posted May 22 NAACP among civil rights groups warning tourists about Florida in wake of 'hostile' laws Latino civil rights organization, gay rights advocacy group have also issued travel advisories for the state The NAACP over the weekend issued a travel advisory for Florida, joining two other civil rights groups in warning potential tourists that recent laws and policies championed by Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida lawmakers are "openly hostile toward African Americans, people of colour and LGBTQ+ individuals." The NAACP, long an advocate for Black Americans, joined the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), a Latino civil rights organization, and Equality Florida, a gay rights advocacy group, in issuing travel advisories for the Sunshine State, where tourism is one of the state's largest job sectors. The warning approved Saturday by the NAACP's board of directors tells tourists that before travelling to Florida, they should understand that the state "devalues and marginalizes the contributions of, and the challenges faced by African Americans and other communities of colour.".... https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/florida-travel-warnings-naacp-lgbtq-1.6850920 1 Quote Do Your Part to Improve The Range -- Please put the TRIO OF TRUMP FLUFFERSTM on IGNORE Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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