Florida abortion legislation surpasses 863K signatures en route to the 2024 ballot

Protestors in favor of abortion rights – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Stephanie Kenner Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment to guarantee abortion rights are moving closer to gathering the necessary number of signatures, with just one month to go.  863,876 valid signatures on the petition for the proposition were shown on the Florida Division

Conservatives hit DeSantis on national abortion ban

Abortion Rights Protest — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Bob Korn Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was chastised on Monday by the conservative organization Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America for evading a question on whether he would support a federal ban on abortion. “A pro-life president has a duty to protect the lives of all Americans,” SBA president

Here’s how expanded abortion access may end up on Florida’s ballot in 2024

Abortion Protest at Supreme Court – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Wild 2 Free Following Governor Ron DeSantis’ signing of legislation prohibiting most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, a coalition is organizing a push to get the issue of abortion on Florida’s 2024 ballot. Floridians Protecting Freedom is a group that is proposing a

Under a new law in Florida, rape victims are required to provide documentation and police reports in order to obtain abortions after six weeks

Protesting abortions at Supreme Court – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Wild 2 Free Beginning with the 15-week ban in 2022, Florida lawmakers introduced a six-week abortion ban to further restrict the ability of Florida moms to get the procedure. However, Senate Bill 300 and House Bill 7, collectively known as the “Pregnancy and Parenting

Numerous women seek abortions in Florida despite restrictions in nearby states

Protestors in favor of abortions – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Stephanie Kenner Following the Supreme Court decision that struck down Roe v. Wade, states are passing and reviving the legislation that restricts abortion, and many women are traveling to Florida to undergo the procedure. According to Dr. Samantha Deans, the assistant medical director of

Florida judge will decide whether to block 15-week abortion ban law

Abortion Protest at Supreme Court – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Wild 2 Free The Sunshine State’s new law that prohibits abortions after the 15-week mark is at the center of a hearing on Monday. A judge from Leon County, Florida will decide on granting a temporary injunction, therefore blocking the law from going into