After 2 days of grueling debate, parental consent for minors' abortions to become law in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — In his State of the State address at the beginning of the 2020 legislative session, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis asked for a bill to require minors seeking abortion to obtain parental consent. On Thursday, he received it.After five hours of heated debate over the course of two days, the Florida House passed a bill that would do just that, sending the legislation to DeSantis’ desk, the first piece of major legislation to do so.The bill, which had been fast-tracked through a single committee stop instead of the usual three, was replaced Wednesday by the Senate’s version of the b...


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