The Walt Disney Company has released a new statement following the dismissal of its First Amendment lawsuit against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the Central Florida Oversight District Board.
Disney Issues Statement Over Lawsuit Dismissal
In the statement, shared with Variety this afternoon, Disney indicates that the company plans to appeal the decision to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Read the full statement:
This is an important case with serious implications for the rule of law, and it will not end here.
If left unchallenged, this would set a dangerous precedent and give license to states to weaponize their official powers to punish the expression of political viewpoints they disagree with. We are determined to press forward with our case.
Stay tuned for updates, as this story is developing.