Bishops of Florida Strongly Support Amendment 6 and 8

Urge ‘yes’ vote on November 2012 ballot

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Bishops of Florida Strongly Support Amendment 6 to Protect Taxpayers and Support Parental Rights

Prohibits Public Funds for Abortion
Amendment 6 prohibits the use of public funds for abortions or health care coverage that would include abortions.

Strengthens Parental Rights
Amendment 6 would strengthen parental rights by allowing future legislation to require parental consent for children seeking an abortion.

Aligns Abortion Funding Laws
Amendment 6 puts in place the same limits for Florida as current Federal law regarding the use of public funds for abortion.

For more information on Amendment 6 see: www.sayyeson6.com

 

Bishops of Florida Strongly Support Amendment 8 for Religious Freedom and Non-Discrimination

Protects Religious Freedom
Amendment 8 preserves time-honored partnerships between government and social service organizations.

Preserves Social Services
Amendment 8 ensures continued delivery of social services by faith-based organizations, lowering government costs for taxpayers.

Ends Religious Discrimination
Amendment 8 eliminates discrimination against churches and religious institutions that provide social services.

For more information on Amendment 8 see: www.sayyeson8.com