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Gov. Scott signs restrictive abortion measure into law

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Among the 68 bills Governor Rick Scott just signed into law, perhaps the most attention-getting is HB1411, a bill that “revises regulations for licensed abortion clinics.” The controversial measure imposes new restrictions on clinics where abortions are performed, by requiring that physicians who work at them hold admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. The new law also prohibits public funding for organizations like Planned Parenthood. Since a similar measure was passed in Texas in 2014, more than half of that state’s 41…

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Praise for Carlos Trujillo

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Has anyone else but me noticed that there have been more than a few stories on controversial bills that carry the name “Trujillo“? Good for him. Too often, too many lawmakers come to Tallahassee to go along and get along. But when you choose to take on the FMA or Publix or abortion clinics in your career – that takes guts. But when you take them on all at once in three different bills, well, that’s worthy of a 10-gallon…

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