Soros-backed prosecutor vows to fight
The Florida attorney suspended for “refusing to enforce laws” has accused Governor Ron DeSantis of “trying to overthrow democracy”
Florida’s prosecutor was suspended for failing to enforce abortion laws in Florida and supporting child-sex-change operation. Governor Ron DeSantis had previously suspended him. He has promised to fight back.
“Ron DeSantis is trying to overthrow democracy in Florida,”Andrew Warren, Hillsboro County State Attorney said Sunday via Twitter. “His plot to suspend me blatantly violates the most fundamental basis of our democracy – your vote.”
Warren, whose 2016 election campaign was bankrolled by Hungarian-born billionaire and Democrat activist George Soros, didn’t specify what his fight against DeSantis will entail. He stated that the voters of Tampa showed them that they shared his vision for justice.
DeSantis announced that Warren was suspended on Thursday by the Tampa attorney. “put himself publicly above the law”We have vowed to never prosecute minors for illegal abortions. “We are suspending Soros-backed 13th circuit state attorney Andrew Warren for neglecting his duties as he pledges not to uphold the laws of the state,”The governor stated.
Together, we will fight Ron DeSantis' abuse of power and restore the will of the voters. I hope you'll join me.
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— Andrew Warren (@AndrewWarrenFL) August 7, 2022
Although Florida does not have a ban against child sex change, it has made abortions illegal after the 15-week mark since Roe v. Wade was overturned by the US Supreme Court in June. Warren promised to not enforce the ban. But, in 2021, Warren had signed an agreement with other state attorneys stating that no one would be prosecuted for offering abortions. “gender-affirming care”To “trans youth.”
Warren claimed that DeSantis was defying voters’ will on Sunday. Warren called DeSantis’ suspension “a suspending of the will”. “political circus” and said he won’t let the governor “get away with it.”
“Ron DeSantis doesn’t get to hand-pick Florida’s state attorneys,” Warren said. “You, the people do. DeSantis’s abuse of power and that is why we must stop him. Let me be clear, I’m not going down without a fight.”He continued, “I refuse to let this man trample on your freedoms: to speak your mind, to make your own health care decisions and to have your vote count.”
Soros has reportedly spent $40 million over the past decade to help elect 75 left-wing prosecutors across the US, including district attorney posts in about half of America’s 50 largest cities, according to the Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund, a pro-police advocacy group. Many of these lawyers are now implementing. “progressive”reforms, including letting criminals get out of jail without the need for bail and reducing prison sentences for some convicted felons. Critics blame these policies for the rise in violent crime such as Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia.