Posts Tagged:Florida

Rubio Introduces Bill Allowing Mothers to Collect Child Support Payments From Moment of Conception

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has introduced a bill that would allow child support payments to begin at the time of conception, instead of after a child’s birth. “We should do everything we can to support American mothers and their children. This bill would allow expecting mothers to prepare and support their babies before they are…Read More

Randi Weingarten Claims Parental-Choice Legislation Is the ‘Way in Which Wars Start’

American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten suggested that parental-choice legislation like that spearheaded by Republican-controlled Florida and Virginia could sow the seeds of violent conflict. “This notion — we’ve been very lucky in America, and we in some ways live in a bubble for a long time,” she said during an April 13 radio…Read More

Catholic Florida Governor Signs Pro-Life Bill into Law on Holy Thursday

lorida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a 15 week abortion ban into law on Holy Thursday. EWTN News Contributor Catherine Hadro was present and joins to share why this was a significant move for the Sunshine State. State Representative Erin Grall stated, “It’s really an incredible day, an incredible moment.” The Catholic Governor of Florida signed…Read More

Florida surgeon general warns against youth transgender procedures in rebuke of Biden

Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo said Wednesday that minors should not undergo gender transition procedures, along with puberty blockers and hormone treatments, and harshly criticized recent guidance from the Biden administration backing such treatments for children. Ladapo issued a series of guidelines deterring gender transition procedures for children and adolescents “due to the lack of…Read More

Growing Number of States Consider Parental Rights Bills like Florida’s

Lawmakers across the country are proposing bills similar to the Parental Rights in Education bill recently signed into law by Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, NPR reports. “First Florida. Then Alabama. Now, lawmakers in Ohio and Louisiana are considering legislation that mimics the Florida law,” according to NPR: And Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he’ll…Read More

Parental Rights in Education Bill Passes Florida Senate

The Parental Rights in Education bill passed Florida’s Senate and is now awaiting Governor Ron DeSantis’ signature. The bill, which critics call the Don’t Say Gay bill, will prohibit teaching about sexual orientation to children in kindergarten through third grade. Senior Research Fellow for the Heritage Foundation’s DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society, Jay…Read More

Florida House advances pro-life legislation banning abortion after 15 weeks

Late Wednesday evening, the Florida House of Representatives passed a bill that banns abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, mirroring other bills passed across the country. According to Reuters, the bill passed along party lines, 78-39, shortly before midnight. The bill has been sent to the Senate for consideration. The bill is expected to pass…Read More

A lot of public school employees like private school choice

Many public school districts oppose private school choice, but in Florida, one of the most choice-rich states in America, many of their employees embrace it. This school year, at least 2,600 public school district employees in Florida are sending their children to private schools using the state’s two main private school choice programs. We know…Read More