Bill seeks to prevent abortion charges in Florida

Florida Senate Minority Leader Lauren Book filed a bill aimed at preventing women from being charged with crimes after obtaining abortions.
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Supreme Court overturns Roe vs. Wade

The Politics of Terror

An analysis of the political terror across the spectrum. Republicans threaten AIDS/HIV funding to the world’s poor because of possible abortion funding. note: The program,...
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The Scoop: Mon., September 11, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

  Florida Automated Vehicles Summit The Florida Automated Vehicles Summit took place in Downtown Tampa last week. The conference is a look ahead to the...
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Justices hear high-stakes abortion case

Florida Supreme Court on Friday heard arguments in a constitutional challenge to a state law that prevented abortions after 15 weeks.
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The Scoop: Fri., September 8, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Arts Council funding The Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners rejected a proposal to defund the Arts Council. The ruling is a win for local arts...
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The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., September 7, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Lakewood Ranch legal battle A couple is fighting a plan for thousands of new homes to be built as part of an expansion of Lakewood...
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The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest
Roe vs. Wade rally

Florida’s new 6-week abortion ban explained

The Florida House passed and Governor Ron DeSantis quietly signed a law that outlaws most abortions in Florida after six weeks.
Roe vs. Wade demonstration

How Florida’s 2022 elections could be impacted by voters concerned about abortion access

Several states have passed restrictions on abortion procedures. People in Florida and elsewhere are weighing how officials running for office may affect access to abortion.
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International Women’s Day special on Tuesday Café takes a deep dive into HB 5, Florida’s 15-week abortion ban

Governor Ron DeSantis is expected to sign a bill that would make most abortions illegal in Florida after fifteen weeks of gestation, HB 5.

Women’s rights will be celebrated at religious service

Women in the U.S. didn’t get the constitutional right to vote until the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, and every year, Women’s Equality Day is celebrated on August 26th. On Sunday in St....
Pro-choice rally

Reproductive rights advocate criticizes Florida’s new pregnancy support centers law

On MidPoint Monday we talked about issues from the recently-completed Florida Legislative session including women’s issues, specifically access to reproductive health. We talked about a new law boosting what are called “pregnancy support centers,” but our...

Women’s Show 4/13 – Earth Day Network and ACLU Awards for Women’s March

The March for Science in Conjunction with Earth Day….. Who would have “thunk” that in the year 2017 we would be marching for science?  Actually it makes a great deal of sense.  We live in...

MidPoint Thursday – The Inauguration of Donald Trump

While a crowd of over 200,000 people is expected to jam the streets of Washington D.C. on Saturday to protest Donald Trump’s inauguration, similar rallies are being held around the world, with the biggest one in the Tampa...

Women’s Show 1/12 – Women March – and More!

Raise your banners, women.  We are marching on Washington – and the streets of Sarasota, St. Petersburg and beyond.  We will not allow anyone – and you know who you are – to define who...

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