Abortion

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Judge Blocks New Law That Delays Abortions 1 Day

A Florida judge is blocking a new state law that requires women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion.

06/30/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Groups Sue To Block 24-Hour Waiting Period For Abortions

A day after Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill requiring a 24-hour waiting period before Florida women can have abortions, abortion-rights advocates quickly challenged the constitutionality of the law.

06/11/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Approves Abortion 24-Hour Waiting Period Bill

Under a new Florida law, starting July, it will be mandatory for women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion.

06/10/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant where he fieldeds questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Planned Parenthood Wants Scott To ‘Reflect’ On Abortion Bill

After lawmakers overwhelmingly passed a bill that would require a 24-hour waiting period before women could have abortions, Planned Parenthood sent a letter Friday to Gov. Rick Scott that offers a twist on the idea of a waiting period.

05/29/2015

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Abortion Waiting Period Bill Moves Forward In Fla. Senate

A bill which would require women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion moved forward in the Senate.

04/23/2015

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House Passes Abortion Waiting Period Bill

With the Senate also poised to take up the issue, the Florida House on Wednesday approved a bill that would require 24-hour waiting periods before women can have abortions.

04/22/2015

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Abortion Waiting Period Bill Heads For Senate Vote

After approving a limited exemption for victims of rape, incest, domestic violence or human trafficking, a Senate committee Monday supported a bill that would require women to wait 24 hours before receiving abortions.

04/21/2015

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

New Restrictions On Abortion Could Pass In State Legislature

The Florida Legislature is considering several measures, all new, which would restrict abortions.

03/30/2015

Florida Legislature Abortion

House Panel Backs Abortion Waiting Period

A House panel Thursday plunged into the legislative session’s first abortion debate, approving a measure that would require a 24-hour waiting period before women could terminate pregnancies.

03/12/2015

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Doctors Could Face New Requirement For Performing Abortions

Doctors who perform abortions could be facing a new requirement after a Northwest Florida lawmaker filed a proposal Monday that would require them to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

12/29/2014

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