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This weekend, the Florida Family Policy Council holds its annual policy awards dinner featuring GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann. The group will also feature a list of special guest participants, which includes many of the Florida legislators who played a big role in curbing access to abortion in the state this past session.
The American Civil Liberties Union is calling for the U.S. Department of Justice to review state clemency rules approved in March that would end the automatic restoration of civil rights, including the right to vote, for former felons.
A bill that would create uniform and humane rules for the shackling of incarcerated pregnant women passed a state Senate criminal justice committee yesterday.
Rep. Kendrick Meek and former Vice President Al Gore (Pic via Facebook) U.S. Senate candidate Democrat Kendrick Meek…
In April, The Florida Independent's Ashley Lopez broke news about a provision in the state's Medicaid overhaul that allows providers to opt out of providing family planning services for moral or religious reasons. Months later, Lopez explored whether the provision was legal, examining the claim that if family planning providers cannot afford to participate in Medicaid because of low reimbursement rates, women in the state could be left stranded.
At a Thursday hearing of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, chairman Edward Markey tore into government scientists, who earlier this month