When Florida lawmakers decided to pass legislation that made ideological statements about things such as gun ownership, unions and welfare, groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union warned that there would be legal challenges.
Well, the lawyers have indeed been called in. And things haven’t been looking very good for legislators or Gov. Rick Scott.
On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Marcia G. Cooke blocked a new law that had restricted doctors from asking patients about firearms in the house, much as they might ask about other household risks, such as drugs or pools.