Abortion Rights

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Backers of Florida’s abortion rights ballot question raise $2.2 million

A political committee hoping to pass a ballot initiative to enshrining abortion rights in the Florida Constitution raised $2.2 million.
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State Sen. Darryl Rouson wants ‘guardrails’ if voters legalize weed

State Sen. Darryl Rouson, the longest-serving Democrat in the Florida Legislature, supported legalizing medical marijuana but “I’m not there yet when it comes to full legalization of marijuana.” Rouson, who appeared Tuesday (4/9) on WMNF...
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A lawsuit seeks an updated financial statement on Florida’s abortion rights amendment

Backers of Florida's ballot question to ensure abortion rights have filed a lawsuit over a “financial impact statement” presented to voters.
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Florida’s proposed abortion rights amendment might not end the legal fights

If Florida voters approve a November ballot measure to put abortion rights in the state Constitution, it likely would not end legal battles.
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Florida Supreme Court OK’s further limits on abortion in the state and a ballot question on abortion rights

The Florida Supreme Court rejected decades of legal precedents and upheld a law that will prevent abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.
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Florida Supreme Court decisions on pot and abortion ballot measures are expected Monday

We may know Monday if Florida constitutional amendments on abortion rights and recreational marijuana will go on the November ballot.
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Will abortion or pot be on Florida’s ballot in November? We’ll have to wait to find out

The Florida Supreme Court did not release opinions about whether proposed constitutional amendments on abortion rights and recreational marijuana will go on November's ballot.
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WMNF aired Supreme Court arguments over the abortion drug mifepristone

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments over access to the abortion medication known as mifepristone.

What Are The Legal & Medical Status of Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Technologies in Florida Today?

Experts review the legal and medical status of reproductive rights & technologies today. Surrogacy lawyer Roia Barrios and reproductive endocrinologist & obgyn fertility specialist Dr. Carolina Sueldo discuss the Alabama IVF law, "fetal personhood," the...
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Hear from 2024 Hillsborough School Board candidates in District 7 (countywide)

Hear from Hillsborough School Board District 7 incumbent Lynn Gray and challengers Jen Flebotte, Johnny Bush and Karen Bendorf.

Ashley Gantt, Mike Beltran, discuss the 2024 Florida legislative session

The Skinny survived Mitch Perry’s 60-day exile in Tallahassee, and today he returned to the WMNF Tampa studio to start a recap of the legislative session that should run a few weeks. Democratic Ashley Gantt,...
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Tampa Bay reporters join ‘The Skinny’ to talk Black mortality, cost of living, labor and more

Bay area lawyer Shelley Reback, who hosts the Wednesday edition of WMNF Tampa’s “Midpoint” public affairs program has the wheel for this week’s installment of The Skinny. In the spirit of International Women’s Day—when femme-centric...

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