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Florida Abortion

Rick Scott Signs Horrible New Abortion Law

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 03.31.2016 | Politics

Florida Governor Rick Scott on Friday signed a law that cuts off state funding for preventive health services to clinics providing abortion and impose...

Judge Blocks Florida Law Requiring 24-Hour Waiting Period For Abortions

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics

A Florida judge on Tuesday blocked a new state law that requires Floridians seeking abortions to wait 24 hours before being able to undergo the proced...

Rick Scott Signs 24-Hour Waiting Period For Abortions

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - Women seeking abortions in Florida will be required to make two visits to a clinic, with a mandator...

Florida Senate Passes Bill Requiring 24-Hour Wait For Abortions

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 24 (Reuters) - The Florida Senate approved a bill on Friday mandating a 24-hour waiting per...

Man Convicted For Tricking Girlfriend Into Abortion

USA Today | Michael Winter | Posted 01.28.2014 | Crime

(RNS) The son of a Florida fertility doctor was sentenced Monday (Jan. 27) to nearly 14 years in federal prison for duping his pregnant girlfriend int...

Laura Bassett

Black Women Lawmakers Walk Out On Race-Selective Abortion Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

A debate in Florida's House of Representatives over a Republican-sponsored ban on race- and sex-selective abortions became extremely heated Thursday, ...

Sneak Attack' Abortion Ban Moves Through House Committee

Posted 04.04.2013 | Miami

Florida lawmakers are one step closer to banning sex- and race-selective abortions, a measure some considered a "sneak attack on a woman's right to ch...

Change the Constitution? Just Say NO!

Marj H. Adler | Posted 01.06.2013 | Miami
Marj H. Adler

Even if you're tired of the rhetoric, disappointed in your candidate, or just daunted by the length of the line or the ballot, please get to the polls to protect the rights of Florida's women and girls.

Laura Bassett

Florida Ballot Measure Would Wipe Reproductive 'Privacy' From State Constitution

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

Florida voters on Tuesday will decide on a ballot measure that would remove women's right to reproductive "privacy" from the state's constitution, wea...

Laura Bassett

Florida GOP Strays From Jobs Agenda To Limit Abortion Rights

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

Despite the governor's campaign promise to focus on job creation, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) and the state's legislature have focused their attention...