Florida faces looming redistricting fiasco, but hope that justices will follow the constitution | Editorial

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The Florida Legislature knew its $3,000 limit on campaign contributions for citizen-led ballot amendments was unconstitutional.

But lawmakers passed it anyway.

Gov. Ron DeSantis knew it was unconstitutional.

But he signed it anyway.

Attorney General Ashley Moody knew it was unconstitutional.

But she defended it anyway.

Everyone knew that targeting one specific type of contribution violated the First Amendment, but literally no one in state government who possesses power lifted a finger to stop it.

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