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FLORIDA'S 6-WEEK ABORTION BAN IS NOW IN EFFECT. CLINICS ARE SCRAMBLING.

Florida’s strict ban on abortions after six weeks of pregnancy went into effect Wednesday, which clinic operators fear will impact at least 40,000 women a year unless voters agree to overturn the measure in November.The new law replaces another ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy that Florida’s Republican-led Legislature approved more than two years ago. The tighter six-week restriction will make having an abortion nearly impossible for most patients. The measure includes exceptions for victims of rape, incest, human trafficking and for serious medical complications.....MORE

 POLITICO - 05/01/2024

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The home near Windermere owned by Rep. Carolina Amesty's family-run university. Central Christian University argued it should be exempt from paying property taxes on the home that is a residence of its president, Amesty's father. The Orange County Property Appraiser disagreed, as did a special magistrate. The magistrate recommended the exemption be denied, saying the house served as a private home not a part of an "educational institutional (Annie Martin/Orlando Sentinel)

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People hold signs during a joint board meeting of the Florida Board of Medicine and the Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., to establish new guidelines limiting gender-affirming care in Florida. (Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda/Orlando Sentinel)

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