A Florida legislator wants a criminal investigation into Planned Parenthood.
Gov. Rick Scott ordered state health officials to inspect Planned Parenthood offices that perform abortions.
Miami has the highest rate of newly reported HIV cases in the country, an increased risk of unplanned teen pregnancies for Blacks and Hispanics, and the highest rate of uninsured people statewide.
Between 2010 and 2014, Florida has seen the number of abortions performed in the state drop by 10 percent. However, that is still less than in other Republican-led states that have more aggressive restrictions on the procedure.
Planned Parenthood sent a letter to Florida Governor Rick Scott urging him to reflect on a bill that would make women wait 24 hours before getting an abortion.
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.
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.
The Broward County School Board approved and overhaul to sex education on Tuesday.
Ken Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women’s health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.
When Missouri Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin made his comments last week about “legitimate rape,” it vaulted the hot-button issue back into the national debate as both parties vie for the lead coming out of their respective conventions.