Despite a few bills, anti-abortion effort not a priority for 2013 Legislature

By Dara Kam - Palm Beach Post Capital Bureau

Florida is one of at least 30 states where lawmakers this year are considering a variety of measures limiting abortion or providing rights to unborn children.

But, unlike in previous years, the proposals most likely to succeed in Florida are those that do not involve abortion itself, a reversal some observers believe may be a reaction to state voters’ overwhelming rejection of a proposed constitutional amendment in 2012. That proposal would have banned public funding of abortion and eliminating the state constitution’s right to privacy in the case of abortion.

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The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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