Abortion Rights

Tampa councilwoman calls for legal staff to look at local protections for reproductive rights

Hurtak asked for a report back from the legal team on Aug. 4.

By Justin Garcia

At a July 14 Tampa City Council meeting, councilwoman Lynn Hurtak called for local measures that could help protect a person's right to choose what to do with their reproductive systems, without interference from the local government. Hurtak tasked the city's legal team with looking into the implementation of the "Guarding the Right to Abortion Care for Everyone" or GRACE act...

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