Articles for November 2015

Editorial: Crime labs need funding

From the Gainesville Sun- November 24, 2015 Gov. Rick Scott and a legislative leader finally seem to recognize the dangers and costs tied to persistent flaws at the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s crime labs. See full article HERE

Florida! Put a Woman in Statuary Hall!

Florida! Put a Woman in Statuary Hall! Florida’s current representatives in Statuary Hall: John Gorrie (1803–1855) and Edmund Kirby Smith (1824–1893). EVE’s proposed candidate for a replacement statue: Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1890-1998), conservationist and writer who devoted her life to preserving the Florida Everglades. Biographical links for Marjory Stoneman Douglas:…

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Statuary Hall Project

Statuary Hall Project The National Statuary Hall Collection in Washington, D.C. features 100 statues of great Americans: 2 from each state. Only 9 of the statues are women.