Florida governor signs bill restricting access to abortions

[JURIST] Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) [official website] on Friday signed into law [AP report] two bills that affect the procedures surrounding a woman’s ability to receive an abortion [JURIST news archive] within the state. The first, HB 1127 [text, PDF], requires that an ultrasound be performed prior to an abortion and that the individual performing the procedure offer the woman the opportunity to view the live ultrasound images and hear an explanation of the images. The bill also provides…

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