New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declares: No more judicial activism!

· January 8, 2019  
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In his inaugural address, newly sworn-in Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, R, pledged to fight judicial activism, declaring that “the Constitution, not the judiciary, is supreme.”

DeSantis, a former congressman and member of the House Freedom Caucus, took the oath of office Tuesday in front of Florida’s historical Old Capitol. In his speech, he pledged to keep Florida’s taxes business-friendly, protect the environment, and support vocational and technical training education.

Inheriting the responsibility of nominating replacements for three liberal state supreme court justices who are vacating office due to term limits, DeSantis said that the judiciary must be limited.

Watch his full speech:


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Author: Chris Pandolfo

Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are conservative political philosophy, the American founding, and progressive rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.

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