Judge Dismisses Disney’s Lawsuit Against Ron DeSantis

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Published on January 31, 2024 - Duration: 01:30s

Judge Dismisses Disney’s Lawsuit Against Ron DeSantis

Judge Dismisses Disney’s Lawsuit , Against Ron DeSantis.

Disney filed a lawsuit against DeSantis in April, .

Accusing the Florida governor of using his political position as a weapon against the company when it criticized the state's "Don't Say Gay" legislation.

Accusing the Florida governor of using his political position as a weapon against the company when it criticized the state's "Don't Say Gay" legislation.

The lawsuit also included the board that DeSantis appointed to handle Disney's Florida property.

The lawsuit also included the board that DeSantis appointed to handle Disney's Florida property.

But on Jan.

31, U.S. District Judge Allen Winsor tossed out the lawsuit, saying Disney had no standing or jurisdiction to sue DeSantis.

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Its alleged injury … is its operating under a board it cannot control.

That injury would exist whether or not the governor controlled the board, U.S. District Judge Allen Winsor, via ruling.

Disney issued a statement after the ruling.

This is an important case with serious implications for the rule of law, and it will not end here, Disney, via statement.

If left unchallenged, this would set a dangerous precedent and give license to states to weaponize their official powers to punish the expression of political viewpoints they disagree with.

, Disney, via statement.

We are determined to press forward with our case, Disney, via statement


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