Florida Senate Panel Approves Contentious Abortion BillIn a contentious meeting where proponents and opponents talked about God, homosexuality and government intrusion, a Florida Senate panel Tuesday approved a bill that would require minors to obtain permission from their parents before having abortions.
Controversial Parental Consent Abortion Bill Teed Up In Florida SenateWith the House already moving quickly on the controversial issue, a Senate committee next week will take up a bill that would require minors to get consent from their parents before having abortions.
Parental Consent For Abortion Bill Ready For Full Chamber VoteAlready approved by a Florida House committee, a bill that would require girls younger than 18 to get consent from a parent or guardian before getting an abortion is ready for a full chamber vote.
Florida Court Puts Abortion Waiting Period Back In The SpotlightIn a victory for Republican state leaders and abortion opponents, a split appeals court Thursday overturned a circuit judge’s decision that tossed out a 2015 law requiring women to wait 24 hours before having abortions.
Hotel Offers Free Stays For Women From States With Restrictive Abortion BansA hotel in Michigan is offering free lodging and transportation for women who are seeking to have an abortion but live in states that have restricted access to the procedure.
Board Seeks Increased Fine In Broward Abortion CaseAlarmed by how a Florida physician handled an abortion, a state licensing board has recommended that the doctor pay a fine that is more than three times what regulators had initially recommended.
Abortion Parental Consent Passes Florida HouseThe Florida House late Wednesday approved a bill that would require minors to obtain parental consent before they could have abortions.
Abortion Parental Consent Backed In Florida SenateAfter rallying and testimony from numerous activists on both sides of the issue, a Senate panel Monday approved a proposal that would require minors to receive parental consent before having abortions.
Abortion Parental Consent Backed In Florida HouseFollowing testimony from numerous activists on both sides of the issue, a House panel on Wednesday advanced a proposal that would require minors to receive parental consent before getting abortions.
Court Ponders Abortion Waiting PeriodA legal battle involving one of the nation’s most emotionally charged issues continued Tuesday in Florida, as a three-judge appellate panel heard arguments in a long-running dispute over a 24-hour waiting period for abortions.
Florida Legislative Measure Blocking Teen Abortions Moves ForwardFlorida could block teenagers from getting abortions unless their parents agree, under a bill that began moving forward Tuesday in the Republican-dominated House.
Abortion Parental Consent Law For Minors Proposed In Florida SenateA Senate Republican has proposed a measure that would require minors to receive the consent of their parents or guardians before having abortions.
Florida Speaker Jose Oliva Issues Apology For Abortion 'Host Body' Comments On CBS4Incoming Florida House Speaker Jose Oliva is apologizing for comments he made about abortion while taping an interview for CBS4’s Facing South Florida with Jim DeFede.
'It's A Complex Issue': Incoming Florida House Speaker Jose Oliva On AbortionIncoming Florida House Speaker Jose Oliva talks to CBS4's Jim DeFede on several high profile issues including abortion.
Controversial Abortion Measure Emerges In Florida SenateA controversial abortion measure known as the “fetal heartbeat bill” has been filed in the Florida Senate, mirroring a bill filed last month in the House.