In Florida, the future of abortion really lies in hands of the state Supreme Court

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has had its say on abortion access, activists and political figures on both sides of that issue are turning their eyes to the Florida Supreme Court.

That’s because of a 1989 ruling by the court establishing that the right to privacy contained in the Florida Constitution includes the right to make decisions about whether to continue a pregnancy — explicitly, and to a broader extent than the Roe v. Wade standard struck down by the robes in Washington.

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