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THE STATE YOU'RE IN & MANATEE INSANITY both out in paperback now! Other books: NYT bestseller OH, FLORIDA! & CAT TALE. Columnist, Florida Phoenix. Florida man.
May 3, 2022 7 tweets 6 min read
My #Florida hometown of Pensacola was for years a hotbed of anti-#abortion violence. On Christmas Day1984, 4 young church members bombed a clinic & 2 doctors' offices as "a birthday gift to Jesus." 1/… Then, in 1993 in Pensacola, an anti-#abortion protester, Michael Griffin, shot & killed Dr. David Gunn as he got out of his car at the Pensacola Women's Medical Services clinic. It was the 1st time anyone murdered a clinic doctor -- but not the last. 2/…
Mar 30, 2022 10 tweets 10 min read
Weekly #Florida #manatee press conference starting now, with speakers from @MyFWC & @USFWSVero. Tom Reinert of @MyFWC says with the warmer weather, manatees are moving out from the lettuce-feeding area near Cape Canaveral. Image @MyFWC @USFWSVero Maj. Dustin Bonds of @MyFWC promises increased patrols all along #Florida's East Coast in areas where #manatees are known to congregate. Deaths are still elevated from normal but not as high as they were, he says. Image