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The Florida attorney who manufactured headlines for dressing as the Grim Reaper and walking beach locations to persuade visitors to keep home in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic is now operating to be the state’s Lawyer Basic.

Attorney Daniel Uhlfelder introduced his campaign with a movie posted to Twitter, in which he claims to struggle for the legal rights of Floridians and dings present AG Ashley Moody for serving as the “governor’s own attorney.”

He adds that he would struggle for Floridian’s “voting rights, consumer rights and basic human legal rights” in excess of footage of polling locations and LGBT protesters. Uhlfelder has very long been a vocal opponent of the administration in Tallahassee and his marketing campaign announcement plainly areas him in opposition of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ anti-democratic and anti-gay agenda.

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The tack taken by Uhlfelder is similar to the Florida’s only present-day statewide elected Democrat, Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried. In her role as commissioner, Fried has routinely butted heads with DeSantis, setting up to her future run for governor.

Nowadays I am saying my candidacy for Lawyer Common in Florida. Ron DeSantis and his sidekicks in Tallahassee have been warned. pic.twitter.com/i15q0zAoEN

— Daniel Uhlfelder (@DWUhlfelderLaw) March 8, 2022

Uhlfelder’s criticism has led to legal difficulties, with condition authorities trying to sanction him after he introduced an unsuccessful lawsuit towards the governor. That move led a previous Florida Supreme Court docket justice to converse out on Uhlfelder’s behalf.

“When a citizen thinks the governor is violating his constitutional obligation to protect the daily life and very well-being of his citizens, he has the suitable to convey that assert right before a court docket of basic jurisdiction, and, if the trial courtroom thinks it are not able to listen to it but encourages an attractiveness, the Floridian has the ideal to request an attraction of that selection,” R. Fred Lewis defined.

Uhlfelder’s announcement follows yet another legal professional who ran afoul of Florida’s Republican governor, Aramis Ayala. The Orlando-centered former state attorney made waves when she refused to request the demise penalty in any situation, finally staying taken out from selected capital circumstances by then-Gov. Rick Scott.

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