American entertainment giant The Walt Disney Company Hectare Defendant This Wednesday to the Governor of Florida, Ron DeSantisAnd to the company’s new board of directors after they decided to unilaterally cancel an earlier agreement signed in February between their predecessors and the company.
Disney agreed in February with the outgoing board of directors that managed the company’s facilities in Orlando County, in the United States, Limit the new powers imposed by DeSantiswho reversed the agreement during a meeting on Wednesday.
Special Adviser to the new Board of Directors, Daniel Langleydeclared the February agreement void, after which Disney decided to sue DeSantis, further cementing the months-long open battle between Florida and the entertainment company.
Disney is in this unfortunate situation Because he expressed a point of view Neither the ruler nor his allies like itthe lawsuit says, citing the company’s criticism of the law banning talk about sexual diversity in elementary schools in Florida.
In that sense, it defined, in addition to restricting free speech in the state, Governor DeSantis’ actions.”threaten business operations company, They boycotted their economic future in the area and violate your constitutional rightsNBC News compiled it.
The company, which until February had enjoyed a special tax regime since the 1960s and assumed a sort of self-government over the Reedy Creek Improvement District, on the border of Orange and Osceola, claimed it sued to “protect” your employees and associates. “Relentless campaign” by the government against freedom of expression.
Both Democrats and Republicans view DeSantis’ decision to ask Congress to end the Reedy Creek Improvement District kind of revenge v. the company for criticizing the law that bans discussion of sexual diversity in elementary schools in Florida.
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