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Florida Legislature Does Massive Veto Override – Ultrasound Bill Untouched

The Florida legislature met to do a massive override of bills Governor Crist vetoed last session, but the mandatory ultrasound bill was not one of them.

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Roundup: Dropping Rape Into A Campaign Leaves No Easy Answers

Rape and abortion have become a critical talking point in a Florida state senate race, but it’s not the usual “rape victims should not be allowed access to abortion” argument we’ve been seeing over and over again this cycle. 

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Election Round-Up: Meg Whitman’s Campaign Investment Not Paying Off; Alan Grayson Battling Koch Money and More

Glimpses at 2010 election races at the national and state level. Today: Whitman invests record amounts of money but still trails Brown; Alan Grayson battling in Florida against ultra-right conservatives funded by ultra-right billionaires.

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Roundup: Choice Issues Play Key Role in Key Races

Crist complains Meeks is misrepresenting him on choice, Rossi needs to appeal to anti-choice voters, and one Delaware House candidate rails against abortion after rape or incest.

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Back To School: The Politics of Sex Education in the States

A roundup of sex ed news as students across the country head back into the classroom.

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Roundup: Balancing Budgets on the Backs of Poor Women

Seems like many states will do anything to save a few dollars, even if it costs them down the road.  And the easiest target is always the low-income woman.

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Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Talks Up Taking Medical Decisions From Families

Republican candidate Rick Scott talks on the stump about his “pro-life” victory, but the family involved has a different story.

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Roundup: Insurance in Lousiana, Machines in Michigan, And a Lot of Governor Talk

More state restrictions on abortion from insurance crack-downs to mandating new equipment, and a whole lot of governor talk.

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Governor Crist Vetoes Mandatory Ultrasound Bill

Florida Governor Charlie Crist vetoes mandatory ultrasounds before obtaining an abortion.

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Crist Receives Mandatory Ultrasound Bill, Will Decide in 15 Days

Crist receives the mandatory ultrasound bill, says he will use his 15 days to make a decision about the a veto.

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