Tag Archives: Gov Ron DeSantis

The War is Over, and Disney has Beaten DeSantis

Disney/DeSantis fight will break new legal ground

It seemed like an odd thing to do at the time, but now, in retrospect, we were all being rope-a-doped by the Walt Disney Company. For those of you unfamiliar with the reference, it comes from the 1974 Rumble in the Jungle. “The Greatest” Muhammad Ali was taking on the big, lumbering George Foreman. Ali just let Foreman punch away ...

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“Authoritarianism is Hard”: Critics Call Out DeSantis as New Developments Will Cost Board $1300 Per Hour

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Every day, new information about the Disney vs. DeSantis dispute comes to light, further complicating an already fraught situation. By this point, Disney Fanatics are well aware of the battle that rages on in the Sunshine state relating to the Central Florida mainstay, the Walt Disney World Resort. Ever since the “Don’t Say Gay” debacle that took hold of the ...

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Outlet Mocks Legal Battle Between DeSantis and Disney, Raises Question If Its Gone Too Far

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It’s been many long months of the back and forth between the Walt Disney Company and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, and every time we think the matter has been resolved, somehow, the dust gets kicked back up again. To understand where we find ourselves today, we have to go back to the “Don’t Say Gay” debacle that overtook the media ...

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In Fight With DeSantis Over ‘Don’t Say Gay,’ Disney Throws a Punch

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Disney seemed to have given up the fight in the ongoing culture war with Florida governor Ron DeSantis. The governor stripped Walt Disney World of its self-governing power, and CEO Bob Iger said Disney would not fight the new governing board. But now, Disney has decided to throw a punch. Walt Disney World announced that it will host a major ...

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Reedy Creek Developments Inspire Video of “DeSantis World”

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When you’re a company as big as the Walt Disney Company, you’re bound to inspire a lot of opinions. As many Disney Fanatics know, this week marked a monumental change in Disney history. Florida governor Ron DeSantis signed the dissolution of Reedy Creek’s special status into law. This is a massive change for both Disney and the state, and fans ...

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“We Get Pressured All the Time”: Chapek Felt Compelled to Speak on “Don’t Say Gay”

Disney Hits Back in 'Don't Say Gay' Fight

More details have come to light regarding the Walt Disney Company’s tussle with the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, known officially as the Parental Rights in Education Act. Just today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law the dissolution of Reedy Creek, Disney’s special district. But this isn’t the only reason it’s a big week for Gov. DeSantis. Florida’s governor has ...

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Final Chapters of DeSantis vs Disney World Coming Up Soon?

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More discussions involving Walt Disney World losing its self-governing status could well be happening sooner rather than later. The Reedy Creek issue has been one that has been long discussed. From its birth during Disney’s involvement (or intervention, depending on whom you ask) in Florida’s Parental Rights in Education legislation (referred to by many who oppose it as the “Don’t ...

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Intends to Ban Mask Mandates at Disney World

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In the latest news from Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis intends to put an end to the ability to enforce mask mandates in the state. The last few years with the pandemic have been a series of ups and downs. And these have been apparent with the Central Florida Disney Resort. As a soon-to-be formerly self-governing entity, Disney previously  required Cast ...

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Disney Officially Backs LGBTQ+ Community In New Move

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After much controversy regarding Disney’s official stance toward the LGBTQ+ community, the Company has demonstrated real support. The Walt Disney Company has been under fire from multiple sources for its support and lack thereof of the LGBTQ+ community. Between the Company’s response to the Parental Rights in Education legislation in Florida, commonly called the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, and political ...

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President Biden Predicts That Republicans Will ‘Storm Cinderella’s Castle’

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Many Disney fans are already familiar with the tensions that are currently being heightened between the Walt Disney Company and the Republican Party after Disney and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis butted heads over the Parental Rights in Education Bill. Now that the conflict continues to escalate, President Biden has shared his own take on the matter! Walt Disney World Resort ...

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