Author: Amy Weintraub
Please join reproductive rights advocates and supporters at events happening across the state on Saturday, October 2nd. Find the event closest to you. Let’s take a stand together for reproductive health and freedom.
The extreme right in the Florida Legislature is once again on the attack against reproductive freedom. With a Trojan Horse of a bill, they are scheming to end reproductive freedom in Florida by ushering in what is deceptively packaged as a family friendly measure.
Every Floridian, including young Floridians, deserve autonomy in reproductive health care decisions. On Wednesday, the entire Florida House of Representatives will be voting on a law aimed at compromising just that, by adding indefensible barriers for young women needing access to abortion.
Florida’s fake clinics are generally not licensed medical providers even though they try to appear like it, and they have a long history of deceiving women and endangering their health. Now, we’re fighting back to raise awareness and end taxpayer funding for these anti-abortion fake clinics.
The Progress Florida team is heading to the State Capitol next week to deliver petitions to Gov. Rick Scott and the Secretary of the Florida Dept. of Health (DOH).
For shame! Last month, the Trump administration proposed an appalling “gag rule” that would make it harder for low-income women to access primary and preventive care provided by health care providers participating in the Family Planning safety net program (often referred to as “Title X.”)