While Sen. Blaise Ingoglia’s new “Ultimate Cancel Act,” does not explicitly name the Democratic Party, his legislation, if passed and signed into law, would essentially ban the Democratic Party in Florida. The bill bans any party that once included slavery in their platforms from running in the state.
The measure (SB 1248) would switch Democratic voters to no-party voters or give them the option of choosing another party.
Senator Ingoglia noted that the Democratic Party adopted pro-slavery positions in their platforms during conventions in 1840, 1844, 1856, 1860, and 1864. He believes that canceling the Democratic Party is a necessary step to confront their past.
Fast forward a CENTURY later, it was a Democratic president, Lyndon B. Johnson, who signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which ultimately resulted in a “party switch”, where the Democratic Party began to embrace progressive policies and civil rights, while the Republican Party which was once associated with abolitionism and progressive policies, now champions conservative values and policies….Today’s GQP that is filled with racists, MAGAts, and other disgusting, sorry excuses for human beings.
On Wednesday, the Florida Democratic Party issued the following statement: