The Scoop: Tues. May 28th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

The new pregnancy website will contain no information about abortion. Meanwhile, elected state attorney Andrew Warren has been suspended.
Woman laying on back in doctors office with a nurse giving an ultrasound.

Abortion advocates say new Florida website lacks vital information

A new state-funded pregnancy support website in Florida lacks abortion resources, advocates say.
Roe v Wade rally after SCOTUS decision

Florida abortions topped 22,000 before the new 6-week ban

More than 22,000 abortions were performed in Florida this year before May 1 when a new a law took effect.
Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried. Hemp marijuana

Democratic state leaders, mothers discuss November abortion measure

Listen: Coming off of Mother’s Day weekend, many are reflecting on abortion access in Florida. Democrats are pushing for support for a November ballot measure to put abortion rights in the state constitution. Nikki Fried...
SCOTUS protest

Florida issues abortion rules after six-week ban becomes law

Florida healthcare regulators released emergency rules related to treating medical conditions that pose dangers to a pregnant person or fetus.
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In Florida, Kamala Harris put a spotlight on abortion politics

The day a Florida law took effect preventing abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, Vice President Kamala Harris campaigned in Jacksonville.

Planned Parenthood addresses challenges caused by Florida’s six-week abortion ban

The Hillsborough County School Board has approved putting the question before voters about a tax increase
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Florida’s new abortion law is now in effect: here are the major changes you can expect

Florida's law prevents abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, severely limiting access to abortion for pregnant people across the Southeast.
Andrew Warren suspended by Ron DeSantis

DeSantis insists – but provides no data – that Hillsborough County is safer since he suspended the elected state attorney

Gov. Ron DeSantis contends Hillsborough County is a “safer” place after he suspended State Attorney Andrew Warren.

The Scoop: Wed. April 24th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Biden speaks in Tampa President Joe Biden came to Tampa to speak about abortion rights Peace activists protest Biden More than one hundred anti-war demonstrators protested against Biden My Safe Florida Home money A bill...

President Biden speaks on abortion in Tampa

Listen: President Joe Biden came to Tampa Tuesday to speak on abortion rights. This comes as Florida’s six week abortion ban goes into effect next week. President Joe Biden spoke at the Hillsborough Community College’s...
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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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