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Florida bill would allow hidden guns for all in times of turmoil, widespread panic

Over the objections of the Florida Sheriffs Association, the Florida House has passed a bill that would allow all gun owners to conceal their weapons in public during hurricane evacuations, toxic events, and riots. The bill, HB 209, which was strongly supported by the National Rifle Association, passed 80-36, according…

Florida House passes 24-hour wait for abortions

TALLAHASSEE, Fla (Reuters) – Women seeking abortions would be required to wait 24 hours under a bill passed by the Florida House on Thursday. The Republican-supported measure also creates a number of additional restrictions affecting clinic ownership, physician training and late-term procedures. But opponents said the bill has slimmer chances…