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Most Republicans Support Keeping Roe v. Wade With a Few Exceptions, Poll Shows

For years, the Republican Party has supported pro-life positions in their party platform but a poll released last month on abortion may have some conservatives worried According to a Fox News survey from September, around...
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Abortion Could Be a Top Issue in Florida Come 2022

The case centers around a Mississippi law that bans abortions after the 15th week of pregnancy. Abortion proponents see this as a prelude that could weaken Roe v. Wade while pro-life advocates view the fact the Supreme Court will hear this case as a victory.
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Florida’s Senators, GOP House Members Urge FDA to Crack Down on Chemical Abortions

Last week, Republican members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill joined U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and more than 100 GOP colleagues from the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives to send...

Kat Cammack Leads the Push to Have House Vote on Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection...

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., will file her effort to get a discharge petition for U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner’s, R-Mo., “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act” and bring it to the floor of the U.S. House for a vote.

Marco Rubio Speaks on Senate Floor on the Dignity of Life and Need for...

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., took to the Senate floor to talk about the dignity of life and the need for true pro-family policies. His remarks are below:
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Florida Republicans on Capitol Hill Urge Treasury Department to End Tax Breaks for Abortion

On Thursday, more than 100 congressional Republicans signed a letter led by U.S. Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., and U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, to U.S. Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin calling for new regulations to...

Florida Delegation Splits on Party Lines On $1.3 Trillion Appropriations Bill

The bill, which covers Defense; Commerce, Justice, Science; Energy and Water Development; Financial Services and General Government; Labor-HHS-Education, and Transportation-HUD funding, cleared the House on a 217-197 vote as 12 Democrats joined every Republican and U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich., in voting against it. 
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Members of the Florida Delegation Split on Abortion on Party Lines

With last week marking the 47th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, members of the Florida congressional delegation offered their thoughts on the issue of abortion, dividing on partisan lines over the issue. 
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Bill Galvano, Nikki Fried Clash Over Parental Consent on Abortions Bill

“Today, as we mark the 47th anniversary of the legalization of abortion, I am pleased to see the Senate send such a strong statement of support for protecting innocent human life,” said Galvano on Wednesday.
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Will Abortion Be a Top Issue In Florida in 2020?

In May, Florida Democrats were saying that the Sunshine State could be “ground zero” on abortion for the 2020 election after neighboring states Alabama and Georgia passed restrictions to it.

Most Americans Think Roe vs. Wade Should Not Be Reexamined By Supreme Court, Poll...

A recent Hill-HarrisX poll finds that most registered voters see the 1974 decision as a “settled matter" but the majority isn’t overwhelming as 56 percent believe the issue should be left alone while 44 percent disagree.
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St. Johns County Sheriff Candidate Backs the Heartbeat Bill

Chris Strickland, the former director of the Office of the Sheriff in St. Johns County and now running for the sheriff post in 2020, went to bat for the pro-life cause and cited his own personal experience.