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Planned Parenthood rallies as anti-abortion measures move through Legislature

By | 02.22.12 | 9:38 am

With the final days of 2012′s legislative session drawing near, Planned Parenthood held a rally at the capitol yesterday to denounce a slew of anti-reproductive rights bills that have already made their way through committees in the Legislature this session.

Bill outlawing race- and sex-based abortions moves forward

By | 01.24.12 | 5:09 pm

A controversial bill that would outlaw sex- or race-based abortions in Florida passed a state House health committee today.

Town hall participants warn that Florida is falling behind in creating health insurance exchange

By | 11.08.11 | 3:41 pm

During a town hall hosted by Florida health advocates today, policy experts warned that the state is falling woefully behind on plans for a state health insurance exchange program. By law, the state is required to have a fully operational exchange program by January 2013.

Betsie Gallardo (Pic via Jessica Bussert)

Florida lawmakers send plea to parole board for dying HIV-positive woman

By | 12.28.10 | 9:45 am

Florida lawmakers responding to reports on The Michigan Messenger, The Florida Independent and Bilerico have intervened in the case of Betsie Gallardo.

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