Why Sen. Lauren Book's "No Vote About Us Without Us" is Bad Policy

                      August 6th, 2019

Abortion was a hot topic this past legislative session, and it looks to continue to be a divisive issue heading into 2020.

Democrat Sen. Lauren Book has filed a bill calling for a constitutional amendment that would prohibit the Florida House of Representatives and Senate from voting on a bill that would affect access to abortions unless women legislators were equally represented.

“No vote about us without us,” Book told the .

The bill, , would create an amendment for voters to decide whether to block a legislative vote on proposals that would curb abortion in the state unless half of the chamber is female.


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