Florida Megachurch Asks Panel to Revive Challenge to Hate Group Label

A Florida ministry urged an Eleventh Circuit panel Tuesday to hold the Southern Poverty Law Center and Amazon responsible for what it called a discriminatory labeling of the church as a hate group, a designation that has prevented it from fundraising through Amazon’s charitable website.

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Sign Language Interpretation

A federal court in Florida dismissed part of a a suit brought by a deaf mother of a murder victim against the police department and state attorney alleging they failed to provide her a sign language interpreter during various public hearings, meetings and services relating to her daughter’s killing. The woman’s daughter, Monica Hoffa, was killed by the “Seminole Heights Killer.”

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