Texas-Style Abortion Bill Filed In FloridaRepublican State Rep. Webster Barnaby filed a proposal Wednesday that aims to follow Texas’ lead in blocking physicians from performing abortions if there is a “detectable fetal heartbeat.”
Scott Approves Abortion 24-Hour Waiting Period BillUnder a new Florida law, starting July, it will be mandatory for women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion.
Abortion Waiting Period Bill Headed To Scott's DeskThe state's Senate has given final approval to a bill which would require a 24-hour waiting period for abortions. Next stop - Gov. Rick Scott's desk.
Senate Poised To Approve Abortion Waiting Period BillAfter rejecting a series of Democratic amendments, the Republican-dominated Senate prepared Thursday to give final approval to a bill that would require women to wait 24 hours before having abortions.
Abortion Waiting Period Bill Moves Forward In Fla. SenateA bill which would require women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion moved forward in the Senate.
Democrats Voice Opposition To Abortion Waiting Period BillDemocrats voiced their opposition Tuesday against a bill that would require women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion.
Abortion Waiting Period Bill Heads For Senate VoteAfter 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.
New Restrictions On Abortion Could Pass In State LegislatureThe Florida Legislature is considering several measures, all new, which would restrict abortions.
Fla. Legislature Sends Abortion Bill To Governor An abortion bill is headed to the Governor's office.
Fla. Abortion Battle Re-Emerges As House Bills AdvanceThe state’s abortion battle was back in the spotlight as a House panel approved bills that would block abortions after 20 weeks, require 24-hour waiting periods and target abortions that might be motivated by the race or gender of the fetus.
Scott Signs Abortion Bills Into LawGov. Rick Scott has signed two abortion bills into law. Among the other laws Scott signed Friday was a law that would set limits on lawsuits against nonprofit Florida teaching hospitals and their staffs.
Florida Senate Approves Abortion Funding BansThe Florida Senate has approved a proposed state constitutional amendment and a bill to ban abortion funding with public and insurance exchange dollars.
Legislature Focuses On AbortionWhile hundreds of thousands of Floridians remain out of work, and the state’s infrastructure continues to crumble; the Florida House is prepared Wednesday to approve a large number of abortion restrictions including a requirement that women undergo ultrasounds before they can have an abortion.
Fla. House Set To Take Up Abortion BillsThe Florida House begins discussion Tuesday on several measures backers hope will limit abortions, with votes expected on Wednesday.
Wasserman-Schultz Calls Abortion Bill OutrageousSouth Florida Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz criticized GOP leaders in Congress for proposing a new federal policy on abortion that she said was “nothing short of a tax increase.”