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You Can Always Be A Few Minutes Late Or Never Arrive At All
Head On Collissions, Road Rage, DUIs And Texting While Driving

By Tami Stevenson   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Live Oak, Fla., – Suwannee County Sheriff Tony Cameron gives us some good reminders about being safe on the roads.
There is so much activity this time of year and New Year’s is no exception.

 Parental consent for abortion now law
–Third degree felony for physicians

By Tami Stevenson

With a vote of 75 to 43 by legislatures and Governor Ron DeSantis signing the bill into law, June 30, 2020, Florida pro-life supporters have won a major battle that has gone on for years.

In the SB 404 summary, it states that the Parental Notice of and Consent for Abortion Act prohibits a physician from performing an abortion on a minor unless the physician has received a notarized, written consent statement with specified language signed by the minor’s mother, father, or legal guardian and the physician has been presented with proof of identification by the parent or legal guardian.

Calling All Advocates

8 Days to Resolve Funding Crisis for People with Disabilities

Live Oak, Fla.  – The Arc North Florida, Inc. and the disability community across the state of Florida will lose their federal and state-issued emergency coronavirus funding on August 1. The clock is ticking as of 4 p.m. Friday, July 17 for these providers to make the impossible choice of whether to risk the health and safety of their clients during pandemic or close programs.