Political Info and Laws in Brief
- Governor Rick Scott (R) is anti-choice.
- The Florida House is anti-choice.
- The Florida Senate is anti-choice.
Florida has unconstitutional and unenforceable criminal bans on abortion.
Florida law subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements.
Crisis Pregnancy Centers
Florida has a "Choose Life" license-plate program and refers women to CPCs.
Insurance Prohibition for Abortion
Florida restricts insurance coverage of abortion for some individuals.
Refusal to Provide Medical Services
Florida allows certain individuals or organizations to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
Restrictions on Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion
Florida restricts low-income women's access to abortion.
Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion
Florida law restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental notice.
Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)
Florida subjects abortion providers to burdensome restrictions not applied to other medical professionals.
Low-Income Women's Access to Family Planning
Florida provides certain low-income women increased coverage for Medicaid-funded family-planning services.
State Constitutional Protection
Florida's constitution provides greater protection for a woman's right to choose than the U.S. Constitution.
OTHER RELEVANT LAWS
Post-Viability Abortion Restriction
Florida restricts post-viability abortion.