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Sen. Jeff Clemens and Rep. Lori Berman file bill to strike unconstitutional language from HB 1411

Sen. Jeff Clemens (D-Lake Worth) and Rep. Lori Berman (D-Lantana) have filed Senate Bill 1114 and House Bill 6025, striking unconstitutional language from House Bill 1411 (HB 1411), the omnibus anti-reproductive health care bill passed during the 2016 session.

Feb. 23, 2017 • Florida

Statement on the House Health Quality Subcommittee’s Vote on HB 19 from Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates Executive Director, Laura Goodhue:

“This bill is yet another attack on access to safe, legal abortion care. This dangerous bill is a blatant attempt to intimidate and shutter safe and law-abiding abortion providers.

Feb. 22, 2017 • Florida

Statement on today’s 24 hour mandatory delay ruling from Laura Goodhue, Executive Director, Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates:

“Today’s ruling is yet another example of the courts telling politicians that they cannot pass laws that block access to safe and legal abortion. Every woman should be able to make her own decisions about her reproductive health care.

Feb. 16, 2017 • Florida

Statement on the House Civil Justice Subcommittee’s Vote on HB 19 from Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates Executive Director, Laura Goodhue:

“This bill is yet another attack on access to safe, legal abortion care. This dangerous bill is a blatant attempt to intimidate and shutter safe and law-abiding abortion providers.

Feb. 9, 2017 • Florida

Florida Court Protects Access to Care at Planned Parenthood

Just now, a federal district court permanently blocked a Florida law that threatened access to care for thousands of Planned Parenthood patients. This ruling protects birth control, cancer screenings, STI tests, and other preventive care at Planned Parenthood health centers.

Aug. 18, 2016 • Florida

Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates calls for repeal of dangerous abortion restrictions in HB 1411      

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court striking down Texas abortion restrictions on Monday, the Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates today is calling for a repeal of HB 1411, the law threatening women’s access to safe and legal abortion.

June 30, 2016 • Florida