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Tuesday, April 02, 2024

In a momentous day for reproductive health in Florida, the state's Supreme Court on Monday issued opinions that usher in a six-week abortion ban but leave open a way for the state's voters to protect and expand access to the procedure.



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... Justices ruled 6-1 to uphold Florida's 15-week abortion ban, which was passed in 2022 but then challenged by Planned Parenthood and other groups as a violation of Florida's constitutional right to privacy.

The ruling allows a far stricter six-week ban, which was passed by GOP lawmakers and signed into law last year by Gov. Ron DeSantis, to take effect within 30 days. Such a restriction would likely disrupt abortion access for women in Florida and across much of the southeastern U.S.

But, conversely, the court Monday also voted 4-3 to allow a proposed constitutional amendment that protects the right to abortion to go before voters in the November election. The majority's ruling sided against Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody, who argued the ballot language would mislead voters.

Here are key takeaways from a blockbuster day on the Florida Supreme Court. ...

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2024-04-02 02:11 PM | Reply

Will abortion being on the ballot in November be a "get out the vote" moment for Democrats?

#2 | Posted by LampLighter at 2024-04-02 02:15 PM | Reply

Comstock Act

Comstock Act

Comstock Act


If a Republican becomes president, abortion WILL be banned throughout the country.

They are planning it.

Get the message out.

Comstock Act.

If ------- wins, his DOJ will begin enforcing a zombie law from 1873 essentially outlawing abortion.

That WILL happen.

Get the message out.

Comstock Act

#3 | Posted by truthhurts at 2024-04-02 02:34 PM | Reply

Thrilled, my first vote as a Floridian will be for this amendment.

#4 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2024-04-03 08:25 AM | Reply


What happens next is a bunch of bloviating from Bootsy DeSantis, then another lawsuit or three, filed by various GOP nuts, in an attempt to stop the gears of democracy from grinding to an election...

#5 | Posted by catdog at 2024-04-03 09:18 AM | Reply

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