Why is English the official language of Florida?

We totally understand why such insignificant states like Idaho or Nebraska might want to enact such insular and small-minded legislation. But California and Florida …? 

Hat tip (via Reddit): wildeastmofo

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

8 Responses to Why is English the official language of Florida?

  1. CHC says:

    My only surprise is that the official language of Texas is not Texan.

  2. jecgenovese says:

    I notice that the ’80s seems to be the modal decade for the enactment of these laws. Also, do you know what the English-plus designation means?

  3. Danny M. Rosabal says:

    Español should be a Co-Official to FL, The highest population is Hispanic Origin people and it’s History and do to having the first colony that were of Spanish, Spanish always remained strong in this state after being bought, i don’t know to get a petition or make a vote for this but i would say The Florida State or as the original name “La Florída” should make a impact on it’s people, It would be wise for the State Of Florida

  4. Danny M. Rosabal says:

    60% of people Speak Español, 20% Bilingual, 10% English and 5% other

    Florida highest language for centuries is indeed Español by far as i know it and it’s origin, i have read the constitution and i would vote for Español. The people if Florida i believe have the Rights to have this opportunity, I have gone by Miami and FL most parts and i had interviewed even Non-Hispanic origin everyone seems to vote for Español as either Co-Official or Official, This was a personal Interview i done randomly, I hope people will hear my comment and actually Bring this to be known and report to people, USA is a Union and as i read history it is Legal by State and Law it can indeed be granted

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s