Episode 476

Abortion ban


September 23rd, 2021

22 mins 7 secs

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About this Episode

Looking beyond Texas, a state lawmaker files the “Florida Heartbeat Act” to ban abortions.

Also, on today’s Sunrise:

— The first move from Florida's new Surgeon General, Dr. Joseph Lapado, makes quarantine optional for students exposed to COVID-19.

— Florida’s Haitian American lawmakers are calling on the Joe Biden administration to end the mistreatment and to stop the deportation of Haitian migrants.

— A federal judge strikes down parts of Florida’s immigration law, SB 168, ruling it was racially motivated.

— Two Sunrise interviews — Democratic Reps. Marie Woodson and Dotie Joseph, both Haitian Americans — call for Biden to swiftly address what they call a “humanitarian crisis” and end the deportation of Haitian migrants.