DeSantis Signs Pregnancy Website Law, Dems Worry About Abortion Implications

DeSantis Signs Pregnancy Website Law, Dems Worry About Abortion Implications

Liv Caputo
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May 20, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—Last Friday, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a controversial pregnancy resources bill into law compiling information for expectant mothers into one website—though critics claim the law is part of an anti-abortion agenda. Sponsored by two leading Republicans—Sen. Erin Grall and Rep. Benny Jacques—HB 415 appropriates nearly $500,000 to the Department of Health to create and […]
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Pregnancy Call Center Slams Abortion Amendment as Democratic Youth Moves to Raise Turnout

Pregnancy Call Center Slams Abortion Amendment as Democratic Youth Moves to Raise Turnout

Liv Caputo
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April 5, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—In the wake of the Sunshine State's abortion decisions, a Tallahassee freshman is taking the initiative to register young women to vote—stressing the need for youth Democratic voters—while a pregnancy call center slams the "right to choice" amendment. "We distributed a thousand tulips at campuses across the state, teaming up with some sororities to […]
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Abortion Debate Erupts Over Proposed Pregnancy Resource Website

Abortion Debate Erupts Over Proposed Pregnancy Resource Website

Liv Caputo
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March 5, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—The abortion debate continues to run rampant through the halls of the Florida Capitol, most recently winding its way into a bill compiling state-sanctioned pregnancy resources into a website for expectant mothers. "It is an online hub to display the wraparound services available in Florida that support women and families throughout pregnancy and parenting," […]
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Pregnancy Resource Website Faces Backlash Over Surgeon General, Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Pregnancy Resource Website Faces Backlash Over Surgeon General, Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Liv Caputo
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February 27, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—A Florida bill would create a taxpayer-funded website housed under the Department of Health and would compile all pregnancy resources for expectant mothers. Opponents, however, criticized the Surgeon General and worried about the website's inclusion of unlicensed Crisis Pregnancy Centers. "The website will contain critical resources for pregnant women ranging from pre-natal care, maternal […]
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Florida Bill Would Protect and House Pregnant Homeless Women

Florida Bill Would Protect and House Pregnant Homeless Women

Liv Caputo
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February 13, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—A new bill seeks to provide resources and housing for pregnant homeless women in Florida. Through a new grant program within the Department of Children and Families, the measure hopes to temper the state's homeless crisis. SB 1442's grant program would provide housing and resources to homeless pregnant women for up to eight months. […]
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New Rubio Bill Seeks to Increase Biological Father’s Child Support Responsibilities

New Rubio Bill Seeks to Increase Biological Father’s Child Support Responsibilities

Mateo Guillamont
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December 14, 2023
 US Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fl) has introduced a bill that would expand a biological father’s child support duties throughout the course of a pregnancy.  The legislation would amend the Social Security act to compel participating states to include language establishing increased support obligations for biological fathers.  Biological fathers would now be responsible for covering 50 […]
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