Abortion fight looms in Florida with Justice Kennedy’s retirement

Abortion fight looms in Florida with Justice Kennedy’s retirement

By Alexandra Glorioso (Politico) –

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida legislator who sponsored a controversial law to require that women wait 24 hours before having an abortion would push for an outright ban in the state if the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark abortion rights law, Roe v. Wade.

In that way, Florida could prove to be a guinea pig among states that don’t have abortion bans on the books but whose conservative leaders have been seeking to restrict abortion access under the federal law that calls the medical procedure a constitutional right for women.

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