Happy Pride Month from all of us here at Progress Florida! As we close out this month of reflection, community events, and celebrating the great strides made for equality in our state and nation, we’re also confronted with the reality of continuing attacks on Florida’s LGBTQ community.
On Saturday, we March for Our Lives
We cannot look away. We cannot become numb. From Buffalo to Uvalde to Parkland to the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando and the hundreds of mass shootings across our state and nation every year, it’s clear that no person, parent, or child is safe from the gun violence epidemic.
ABORTION INJUSTICE INC. SHINES LIGHT ON FLORIDA COMPANIES FUNDING ABORTION RESTRICTIONS
Companies like Disney, Florida Blue, FPL, Publix, Geo Group, and more donated millions of dollars to anti-abortion lawmakers, according to public data compiled by Floridians for Reproductive Freedom.
Citrus County Speak Out: Stop the new toll road
We’re at a critical stage in fighting the massive new toll road, and the urban sprawl and bulldozers that come with it, from upending Citrus County.
Abortion Rights rallies will be held across the State of Florida this Saturday
Following the leak of U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion designed to overturn Roe v Wade, on Saturday May 14th, Floridians will rally in support of reproductive freedom. Visit Bans Off Our Bodies to find a rally near you.
No Roads to Ruin
We are fighting for our state’s future by working to stop this toll road debacle in its tracks. The Florida Department of Transportation is proposing a toll road starting at Wildwood that could have devastating impacts on mostly rural Levy, Marion, Citrus, and Sumter counties.
Happy Black Maternal Health Week!
The Floridan Reproductive Freedom coalition’s Black in Repro work group presents “Building for Liberation,” a virtual event celebrating Black Maternal Health week in Florida.
With Florida Legislature in Session, New Poll Shows COVID and Pocketbook Issues Top Voters Concerns
As Florida continues to feel the impact of the pandemic, voters strongly prefer that the state expend resources on struggling families, businesses, schools and healthcare systems (63% support) rather than pursue a path of austerity.
Texas abortion ban filed in Florida — now we march!
Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the Texas abortion ban, the most restrictive, draconian, extreme abortion law in modern American history, to go