Florida House ready to take up parental consent for abortion
By Brendan Farrington
Girls younger than 18 would need consent from a parent or guardian before getting an abortion under a bill approved by a Florida House committee Tuesday that will head to a full chamber vote when the annual session begins in January.
Battle over parental consent for abortion returns to Florida Capitol
By Gray Rohrer
The almost annual partisan fight over abortion returned to the Florida Capitol on Tuesday, as GOP lawmakers pushed to require parental consent before a minor can receive an abortion.
A bill to limit access to abortions is moving quickly in the FL Legislature; opponents call it “a dangerous bill”
By Lloyd Dunkelberger
A parental-consent abortion bill is being fast-tracked in the Florida House and could be one of the first bills taken up by the House in the 2020 session.
Advocates Blast Florida’s Refiled Parental-Consent Abortion Bill
By Trimmel Gomes
Public News Service Florida
Youth advocates are planning to hold a press conference and rally in Florida’s capitol today to speak out against a parental-consent abortion bill that’s on fast-track through the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Florida Parental Consent Abortion Bill Has Tougher Road In Senate
By Brendan Farrington, Tom Urban and Abe Aboraya
Girls younger than 18 would need consent from a parent or guardian before getting an abortion under a bill approved by a Florida House committee this week that will head to a full chamber vote when the annual session begins in January.
The Abortion Bans Keep Coming. Even Anti-Abortion Groups Doubt They’ll Work.
By Jessica Washington
On October 1, a federal judge blocked a Georgia law banning abortion after six weeks of pregnancy. On the very same day, a nearly identical bill was introduced in the Florida state legislature.
Nearly 900 women’s health clinics have lost federal funding over gag rule
By Nicole Acevedo
Nearly 900 women’s health clinics nationwide have lost federal funds after the Trump administration implemented a “domestic gag rule” to a federal family planning program known as Title X, according to an estimate by Power to Decide, an organization that works to prevent unplanned pregnancies.
12 Men Share Their Abortion Stories
By Rebecca Nelson
Last May, when the Alabama state senate voted to effectively outlaw all abortions, every one of the 25 lawmakers who voted for the bill was a man.
Florida Among 22 States Blacklisted By City of San Francisco For ‘Restrictive Abortion Laws’
City employees in San Francisco are now forbidden to take work trips or do business with companies in 22 states that have “restrictive abortion laws.”
Student files complaint against pro-life group, saying there’s too much free speech
By Christian Schneider
The College Fix
While walking on the Florida State University campus earlier this year, a student noticed a pro-life group holding signs “advocating for anti-abortion propaganda.”
Parental Consent Bill Fraught with Danger for Pregnant Girls
By Nancy Smith
Sunshine State News
Opposition counterpoint: Parental Consent for Underage Abortions Is a Natural
Another year, another opportunity for Florida to conjure up an abortion bill to shame a woman or scare the daylights out of a girl.
Letter Opposing HB 265 / SB 404 – Parental Consent Prior to Receiving an Abortion
ACLU of Florida
We, the undersigned, are writing to urge the Florida Legislature not to pass HB 265/ SB 404 requiring teens to obtain parental consent prior to receiving an abortion. Our first priority must be to keep our teens safe. This legislation would do just the opposite.