Abortion’s Last Stand in the South: A Post-Roe Future Is Already Happening in Florida

An abortion clinic in Florida — A Woman’s Choice of Jacksonville — is already dealing with protestors who literally moved into their street. Laura C. Morel asks what will happen to this, and other clinics, poised to absorb a new influx of patients with the majority of the South getting ready to ban abortions. Who will safeguard these places and their patients?

Now, as the end of Roe appears imminent, abortion rights groups are predicting that acts of intimidation, harassment and violence will skyrocket. And they say providers and patients have precious few protections.

 

Source: Reveal News
Published: May 5, 2022
Length: 26 minutes (6,735 words)

Walmart: Thousands of Police Calls. You Paid the Bill.

“When it comes to calling the cops, Walmart is such an outlier compared with its competitors that experts criticized the corporate giant for shifting too much of its security burden onto taxpayers.”

Source: Tampa Bay Times
Published: May 12, 2016
Length: 18 minutes (4,673 words)