Nikki Fried, Lauren Book released from jail after arrest during Tallahassee protest


rominent Florida Democrats Nikki Fried and Lauren Book have been released from jail after their arrest on trespassing charges during a peaceful protest Monday night outside Tallahassee City Hall.F

ried, who chairs the Florida Democratic Party, and Book, the minority leader in the Florida Senate, spoke to WTXL after they were released from jail.”

I was proud to stand alongside the chair and women from across the state of Florida, working to fight to protect their right to choose,” Book said.F

ried and Book were sitting in a circle with others outside City Hall, singing “Lean on Me,” in opposition to the state’s

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