ST. PETERSURG, Fla. — A Florida prosecutor vowed Sunday to battle his suspension from workplace by Gov. Ron DeSantis over his promise to not implement the state’s 15-week abortion ban and help for gender transition therapies for minors.
Andrew Warren, a Democrat suspended final week from his twice-elected submit as state lawyer in Hillsborough County, which incorporates Tampa, stated in a Fb video message and information launch Sunday he plans a “vigorous protection” by his authorized workforce however didn’t give specifics.
“I’m not taking place and not using a battle,” Warren stated on the video. “I refuse to let this man trample in your freedoms to talk your thoughts, to make your personal well being care selections, and to have your vote rely.”
Warren was suspended Thursday by DeSantis, a Republican searching for re-election in November and potential 2024 presidential candidate, who cited neglect of responsibility and different alleged violations. The governor contended that’s as a result of Warren signed statements with dozens of different prosecutors nationwide vowing to not pursue felony circumstances in opposition to individuals who search or present abortions or gender transition therapies.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Warren over varied allegations. AP/Chris O’Meara
Warren contended Sunday the governor was basically searching for to nullify the desire of voters within the Tampa space who elected him in 2016 and 2020.