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Residents unite to thwart Ron DeSantis’s attmept to stop rainbow bridge lighting

Posted on AllSides June 3rd, 2024
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Pride Month in Jacksonville would have looked different this year if Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) had gotten his way.

While for the last three years, the city’s Acosta Bridge was lit up with rainbows to celebrate Pride, the Florida Department of Transportation said that bridges in the state would have to be lit up with red, white, and blue to celebrate “Freedom Summer,” which some critics have said was created to thwart municipalities showing Pride colors.

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