Legislation would require 50% women representation to pass abortion restrictions

Legislation would require 50% women representation to pass abortion restrictions

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Sure legislature mostly made up Sure legislature mostly made up
of men be allowed to restrict Sure legislature mostly made up
of men be allowed to restrict
access of men be allowed to restrict
access
to abortion. access
to abortion.
>>A Democratic state lawmaker to abortion.
>>A Democratic state lawmaker
does not think so and now>>A Democratic state lawmaker
does not think so and now
legislation filed for the does not think so and now
legislation filed for the
upcoming session. Let the legislation filed for the
upcoming session. Let the
voters decide that answer. upcoming session. Let the
voters decide that answer.
>>7 states passed laws banning voters decide that answer.
>>7 states passed laws banning
nearly all abortions in just>>7 states passed laws banning
nearly all abortions in just
2019 alone, Kimberly sky with nearly all abortions in just
2019 alone, Kimberly sky with
planned Parenthood says it is 2019 alone, Kimberly sky with
planned Parenthood says it is
oftentimes men who make planned Parenthood says it is
oftentimes men who make
the decision. oftentimes men who make
the decision.
>>To restrict abortion access. the decision.
>>To restrict abortion access.
We see overwhelmingly men filed>>To restrict abortion access.
We see overwhelmingly men filed
legislation that would impact We see overwhelmingly men filed
legislation that would impact
women’s health. legislation that would impact
women’s health.
>>But newly filed legislation women’s health.
>>But newly filed legislation
proposes a controversial>>But newly filed legislation
proposes a controversial
safeguard. proposes a controversial
safeguard.
>>To prevent new abortion safeguard.
>>To prevent new abortion
restrictions here in Florida it>>To prevent new abortion
restrictions here in Florida it
would put a constitutional restrictions here in Florida it
would put a constitutional
amendment before voters that would put a constitutional
amendment before voters that
would prohibit either chamber amendment before voters that
would prohibit either chamber
of the Legislature would prohibit either chamber
of the Legislature
from passing any new of the Legislature
from passing any new
restrictions on abortion access from passing any new
restrictions on abortion access
and less women make up at restrictions on abortion access
and less women make up at
least half. and less women make up at
least half.
>>Half of the member making least half.
>>Half of the member making
sure that there’s 2>>Half of the member making
sure that there’s 2
representation for those that sure that there’s 2
representation for those that
are voting on this legislation representation for those that
are voting on this legislation
that will be the most impacted are voting on this legislation
that will be the most impacted
is so critical right now women that will be the most impacted
is so critical right now women
make up only 30% of the Florida is so critical right now women
make up only 30% of the Florida
Legislature to get to 50% a make up only 30% of the Florida
Legislature to get to 50% a
female senators would have to Legislature to get to 50% a
female senators would have to
be elected. And 24 female female senators would have to
be elected. And 24 female
representatives of Ingrid be elected. And 24 female
representatives of Ingrid
Delgado with the Florida representatives of Ingrid
Delgado with the Florida
Conference of Catholic bishops Delgado with the Florida
Conference of Catholic bishops
as well abortions Conference of Catholic bishops
as well abortions
disproportionately affects as well abortions
disproportionately affects
women. It doesn’t only disproportionately affects
women. It doesn’t only
affect women abortion affects women. It doesn’t only
affect women abortion affects
society, including the father’s affect women abortion affects
society, including the father’s
the grandparents and the society, including the father’s
the grandparents and the
siblings of aborted children. the grandparents and the
siblings of aborted children.
>>And she says the proposed siblings of aborted children.
>>And she says the proposed
amendment would impose a>>And she says the proposed
amendment would impose a
standard on abortion amendment would impose a
standard on abortion
legislation that does not exist standard on abortion
legislation that does not exist
for any other issue legislation that does not exist
for any other issue
gun owners or veterans or the for any other issue
gun owners or veterans or the
elderly or children or racial gun owners or veterans or the
elderly or children or racial
minorities. The legislation elderly or children or racial
minorities. The legislation
faces an uphill battle in the minorities. The legislation
faces an uphill battle in the
Republican health legislature, faces an uphill battle in the
Republican health legislature,
which in recent years has seen Republican health legislature,
which in recent years has seen
momentum grow which in recent years has seen
momentum grow
in favor of harsher abortion momentum grow
in favor of harsher abortion
restrictions, not fewer. in favor of harsher abortion
restrictions, not fewer.
>>Pro-choice restrictions, not fewer.
>>Pro-choice
advocates say while the>>Pro-choice
advocates say while the
Legislature may be in favor of advocates say while the
Legislature may be in favor of
tougher abortion restrictions, Legislature may be in favor of
tougher abortion restrictions,
Florida voters have tougher abortion restrictions,
Florida voters have
rejected them in 2012 a Florida voters have
rejected them in 2012 a
proposed constitutional rejected them in 2012 a
proposed constitutional
amendment that would have proposed constitutional
amendment that would have
prohibited tax dollars from

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