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February 7, 2024

Justices weigh abortion rights amendment for ballot

Florida Supreme Court justices on Wednesday heard arguments about a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at guaranteeing abortion rights in the state.

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January 23, 2024

Out-of-state residents stream to North Florida for abortions

Health centers nearest the border in Jacksonville and Tallahassee have been strained the most since Roe v. Wade was overturned.

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January 19, 2024

Legislation allows lawsuits over ‘unborn child’ deaths

The bill would allow parents to sue when an “unborn child” dies because of wrongful acts or negligence.

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January 5, 2024

Abortion measure has enough signatures for ballot

Now, focus will shift to the Florida Supreme Court, which has to sign off on the wording of proposed ballot initiatives.

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January 3, 2024

Supreme Court will consider abortion measure next month

Justices will hear arguments Feb. 7 about whether to allow a proposed constitutional amendment on the Florida ballot in November.

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December 20, 2023

Abortion rights groups claim enough signatures for ballot

Groups behind the push to put abortion rights on the Florida ballot next year have reached a major milestone: They believe they have collected all the signatures needed to put it to a vote. The petition aims to place a state constitutional amendment to protect the right to an abortion on the 2024 ballot. It would protect abortion rights in

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November 30, 2023

UNF poll finds support for legal pot and abortion rights

Florida voters largely support proposed constitutional amendments to legalize recreational marijuana and to protect abortion rights, the poll shows.

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November 1, 2023

Attorney general urges court to reject abortion initiative

Attorney General Ashley Moody filed a brief contending the proposal should be kept off the 2024 ballot because the wording would be misleading to voters.

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July 11, 2022

OPINION | What will the literature of tomorrow say?

Reckoning.  That is the word that’s most often applied to this time we’re living in. It began with the confluence of COVID-19 and the racial uprising after the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd in 2020. Two years later, it continues. As a fiction writer and former television producer, many of my ideas for stories are influenced

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July 4, 2022

OPINION | Where do the women go? 

As a woman it is not enough to demand “my body, my choice.” We have no solid ground on which to stand and make our demand.

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