Florida Supreme Court to rule today on amendments pertaining to marijuana and abortion

United States Supreme Court building — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Steve Heap The Florida Supreme Court has until the end of the day to decide whether or not voters will be able to comment on two proposed amendments that deal with marijuana use for recreational purposes and abortion rights in November. In regards to the citizen

National Guard and State Guard are sent to Texas by Governor Ron DeSantis

Courtesy: Gov. Ron DeSantis Governor Ron DeSantis declared on Thursday that he is sending soldiers of the National Guard and the State Guard to Texas to help with the installation of razor wire along the southern border. The Texas National Guard proceeded to install razor wire last week despite the Supreme Court’s ruling that the

Over 200 Republicans have contributed to the effort to include abortion on Florida ballots

Abortion Rights Protest — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Bob Korn More than $17 million was raised in 2023 for a campaign to allow Floridians to vote on protecting abortion rights, mostly from female donors, according to a Times examination of updated data. Furthermore, although the majority of donors are Democrats, the state has received contributions from

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

Florida’s plea to reinstate the anti-drag law is denied by the court

Anti-drag law denied by the court – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Hunter Crenian Florida’s plea to temporarily enforce a statute that makes it a criminal to allow children to drag acts was denied by a split Supreme Court on Thursday. As long as a Florida restaurant challenges the law,

A recent poll reveals Florida voters’ opinions on marijuana use for medical and recreational purposes

Medical Marijuana Being Prescribed by Doctor – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Africa Studio A recent poll provides insight into how voters feel about marijuana use, both medically and recreationally. According to the findings of this latest survey, legalizing recreational marijuana on the ballot in 2016 might prove challenging. More than 840,000 Florida residents currently

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

Recreational marijuana proposal in Florida clears its first hurdle

Large marijuana grow operation – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Canna Obscura Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize marijuana for recreational use have cleared a first obstacle to appear on the ballot in 2024 by submitting a sufficient number of petition signatures to warrant a review of the proposal by the Florida