The Florida Independent is accepting applications for a full-time reporter/blogger. Follow the jump for more details on the position, and how to apply. #
The reporter will closely cover reproductive rights issues at both the state and national level, with a focus on the state legislature and Florida’s congressional delegation. The successful candidate will be a prolific, tenacious writer who can own this issue day in and day out, and regularly put together aggressive investigative pieces that examine the role of evangelical organizations, political committees among others, in shaping the public debate. #
The same Florida legislator who is seeking an all-out ban on abortion in the state has sponsored a bill in the Legislature that would recommend the HPV vaccine for young girls entering the sixth grade.
Weeks after announcing its campaign against what they say are sexual abuses by TSA agents, the Libertarian Party of Florida is holding a rally to protest warrantless and random searches at airport checkpoints.