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Bills Proposing Abortion Counseling, Waiting Period For Women Move Forward

By on April 6th, 2015 | Last updated: April 6, 2015 at 3:30 pm

A set of bills moving through the Florida Senate and House of Representatives would require women to attend a counseling session 24 hours prior to having an abortion procedure. Proponents of the legislation believe the bills would provide awareness, while others believe the mandated counseling could have a negative impact on women’s health.

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In The News: Possible State Abortion Restrictions, Deadly Church Van Crash, Santa Fe College Wins Award, Prosecution Rests in Boston Bombing Trial

By on March 30th, 2015 | Last updated: March 30, 2015 at 1:59 pm

New restrictions on abortion could pass in Florida Legislature – The Florida Legislature is considering measures to restrict abortions, including a bill that would require a woman receive counseling before coming back later for the procedure. AP Church van crashes […]

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Republican-Sponsored Bill Aims to Toughen Up on Crime Against Pregnant Women

By on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 4:57 pm

Two Republican lawmakers, state Sen. Kelli Stargel and Rep. Larry Ahern, of Seminole, have sponsored an amendment to the Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004.

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In the News: PK Yonge, Palmetto plants, abortion bill passsed, Texas fertilizer plant explosion

By on April 18th, 2013 | Last updated: April 18, 2013 at 11:44 am

P.K Yonge team seeks money for world competition – P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School is participating in the Odyssey of the Mind worldwide competition for the first time. The team has to raise $7,500 to cover the cost of the […]

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In the News: lawmakers back teacher raise, doctor fights murder charges, ex-CEO pleads guilty to theft, leukemia therapy shows promise, prison chief fatally shot

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 3:51 pm

Legislature teacher raises: lawmakers back $480-M for teacher raises – Senate budget writers signaled Wednesday they are likely to accept Gov. Rick Scott’s plan to give teachers $480 million, though they plan to tie the money to student-learning progress. The […]

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