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  • Should Florida spend more public dollars on mental-health care?

  • New data: How the attack on contraceptive services targets the poor

    New data: How the attack on contraceptive services targets the poor
    The political attack on contraceptive services and family planning is often depicted as an attack on all women. So it is, but new data show how it's become a particular burden on low-income women. The data come from the Guttmacher Institute, one of...
  • Are abortion rights equal to gun rights? Yes, says a federal judge

    Last week, a federal court judge in Alabama produced a ruling that should bring joy to anyone alarmed by how Republican legislatures have been trying to regulate abortion clinics out of existence. They know they can't make abortion illegal, so they have...
  • Lobbyist watch: Platt, others come to CSC's aid [UPDATED]

    Lobbyist watch: Platt, others come to CSC's aid [UPDATED]
    [UPDATED with response from George Platt] The county ethics code put a damper on elected officials asking -- and coercing -- people to help out their pet charities and causes. But lobbyists can still do it, winning points with elected officials....
  • Native-American vote could prove important in hotly contested South Dakota races

    Over the years I have encouraged Native American tribal governments to move their elections to coincide with the national elections in November. I believed this to be very important for two reasons: First of all, the Native-American vote has been...
  • Federal judge rules Alabama abortion law unconstitutional

    Federal judge rules Alabama abortion law unconstitutional
    A law that would have closed three of five abortion clinics in Alabama is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Monday, concluding in an extensive 172-page opinion that a “climate of extreme hostility” toward abortion already makes it...
  • Federal judge rules Alabama abortion restrictions unconstitutional

    Federal judge rules Alabama abortion restrictions unconstitutional
    Dealing the second blow to anti-abortion activists in less than a week, a federal judge has ruled that an Alabama law that would have shut three of the state’s five abortion clinics is unconstitutional. The law, a version of which has been...
  • Political newcomer challenges congressman in primary

    Political newcomer challenges congressman in primary
    Emmanuel G. Morel's campaign is in debt, he said he's personally tapped out and he doesn't know where he can get more cash. He's never run for office before. And he's challenging a popular, well-funded incumbent. But Morel has a website and a spot on...
  • Q&A: Interview with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch

     Q&A: Interview with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch
    First elected to a partial term in 2010, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch is seeking a third full term representing northwest Broward and southwest Palm Beach counties.   He’ll be on the Aug. 26 primary ballot, facing fellow Democrat Emmanuel Morel, a retired...
  • Hobby Lobby and the contraception it opposed

    Hobby Lobby and the contraception it opposed
    In the recent Hobby Lobby decision addressing the Affordable Care Act's insurance mandate for women's contraception, the U.S. Supreme Court raised several issues about religious freedom and the rights of corporations. What it didn't consider was whether...
  • Bruce Philpott, former Pasadena Police Chief and Glendale City Council candidate, dies

     Bruce Philpott, former Pasadena Police Chief and Glendale City Council candidate, dies
    Former Pasadena Police Chief and Glendale City Council candidate Bruce Philpott died this week after about 14 years of battling throat and tongue cancer. Philpott, who was known for being outspoken and tenacious, died on Tuesday in his Pasadena home,...
  • Fla. medical group must support Medicaid: My Word

    Fla. medical group must support Medicaid: My Word
    I know that a lack of health coverage can be scary and devastating. Throughout my years as a doctor, I've seen patients with heartbreaking cases, not because I didn't have the technology to care for them, but because they lacked health insurance and...