By Dave Andrusko In the latest (but with many more to come) twist in Florida’s law requiring a 24-hour waiting period, the Florida Supreme Court voted today to put HB 633 on hold. The court’s action is the latest in a long string of back-and-forths that began the day after pro-life Gov. Rick Scott signed …Continue reading "Florida Supreme Court again puts 24-hour waiting period on hold"
By Dave Andrusko Well, the plaintiffs challenging Florida’s 24 hour waiting period, Gainesville Woman Care LLC and Medical Students for Choice, are nothing if not persistent. No sooner had an appeals court Monday denied an emergency motion to reinstate an injunction against HB 633 in a single sentence than they announced they’d filed an emergency …Continue reading "Florida appeals court quickly denies pro-abortion motion to reinstate injunction against 24-hour requirement"
By Dave Andrusko Last week NRL News Today provided you with a blow by blow account of the legal back and forth over Florida’s new 24-hour waiting period.  As always, pro-abortionists, in this case led by the ACLU, challenged the law–June 10, one day after Gov. Rick Scott signed HB 633 into law. What …Continue reading "The weaknesses in the case against Florida’s 24-hour waiting period"
By Dave Andrusko Florida’s new 24-hour waiting period is scheduled to go into effect July 1 and pro-abortion forces are furiously trying to persuade the courts to issue an injunction. As National Right to Life News Today reported, pro-life Gov. Rick Scott signed HB 633 into law earlier this month The law passed by large …Continue reading "ACLU asks judge to issue injunction against 24-hour waiting period"
By Dave Andrusko It took about nine seconds (what else is new?) for the American Civil Liberties Union Thursday to sue the state of Florida after Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill establishing a 24-hour waiting period. HB 633 goes into effect July 1. Thirty-one states have waiting periods including 18 hours (in one state), …Continue reading "ACLU challenges Florida’s new 24-hour waiting period, sponsors confident HB633 will withstand court scrutiny"
By Dave Andrusko Adding to the 2015 pro-life run of legislative successes, Florida Gov. Rick Scott yesterday signed HB 633—a 24 hour waiting period– into law. As NRL News Today explains elsewhere today, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam added his signature on Wednesday to long-sought pro-life policies, including informed consent provisions for women and girls considering …Continue reading "Pro-life legislative successes continue, Florida Gov. signs 24 hour waiting period"
By Dave Andrusko I am convinced if a bill was proposed that said abortion clinics in Florida must have an actual address (as opposed to a PO Box), Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz would indignantly announce that it is a “dangerous step toward the ultimate goal sought by some Republicans: banning all abortions,” as she …Continue reading "Wasserman Schultz goes nuclear over 24-hour waiting period, but comfortable with aborting 7-pound baby"
By Dave Andrusko During debate yesterday in Florida over a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking an abortion Rep. Jimmie Smith made what might seem like a simple statement on the surface but underneath was packed with meaning. “This is not a procedure — it is a life,” he said. Smith added, referring to the …Continue reading "Florida House passes 24-hour waiting period, Senate expected to take up measure this week"