More often than not this time of year, The Record rails against silly or superfluous laws being teed-up by our lawmakers. This year we’ve had the added boost of potentially new laws concocted by the Constitutional Revision Commission.
To recap quickly, this is a body of 37 residents who take public input in order to deliver common sense, nonpartisan ideas to be added as constitutional amendments to Florida’s Constitution.
First, our Constitution, like the U.S. Constitution, needn’t be fooled with at whim. That’s why we have a legislature.
Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000
Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening
Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense