Florida Dem Senate Leader Stands by Opposition to Anti-Semitism Bill

Posted on April 10, 2019 4:00 pm

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The Democratic senate minority leader in Florida’s state legislature defended against claims she is anti-Semitic after she opposed a bill that would mandate schools to deal with allegations of anti-Semitism in the same way they address racism.

State senator Audrey Gibson argued she is being mischaracterized by the media and said she is “a champion for all people, all races and all religions,” the Tampa Bay Times reports.

“I am not that person that the media is trying to make me out to be,” Gibson said. “There’s a lot of misinformation and seemingly deliberate efforts to try and paint me into a corner