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ACLU of Florida Denounces Passage of Senate Bill Requiring Minors to Obtain Parental Consent in Order to Stop Being Pregnant

Today, on the 47th anniversary of the passage of Roe v. Wade, Florida politicians voted to strip young people of their constitutionally protected right to end an unintended pregnancy. Politicians have no business preventing young people from obtaining safe and legal medical care. 

January 22, 2020 Women's Rights, Reproductive Freedom & Gender Equity Students & Youth Rights

Joint Statement from American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), ACLU of Florida, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law and NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund on Florida Supreme Court Advisory Opinion regarding Amendment 4 

The Florida Supreme Court’s advisory opinion does not — indeed, cannot — alter what the U.S. Constitution requires. A federal court has already held that the state cannot deny people the right to vote because of their inability to pay financial obligations.

January 16, 2020 Voting Rights

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