Episode 464



September 7th, 2021

20 mins 29 secs

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About this Episode

Sunrise welcomes new host Trimmel Gomes, reporting from the Florida Capitol, where the Governor and Republican legislators are gearing up to steal a page out of the Texas playbook when it comes to abortion. 

Also on today’s Sunrise:

— Republican Rep. Anthony Sabatini says there is no question Florida will mimic Texas, as he’s already working to file a heartbeat bill himself. 

— Meanwhile, a chorus of women leaders are fighting back, including Democratic Rep. Anna Eskamani

— On Monday, Florida reported 46,105 more COVID-19 cases and 1,064 additional deaths to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Gov. Ron DeSantis continues his statewide campaign for monoclonal antibody treatments.

— In non-COVID-19 news, several Florida groups rally to help resettle Afghan refugees. 

— On the Sunrise Interview is Matt Schmitt, associate director of Catholic Charities Jacksonville, who is preparing to handle a surge of over 150 Afghan refugees to the region.

— And finally, the stories of two Florida Men … with guns.