REGULAR SESSION OF THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE
January 12 - March 11, 2016
Priority issues expected to be considered by lawmakers during the Regular Session of the Florida Legislature
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The true moral test of society is how the weakest and most vulnerable members are treated. If we do not protect the inalienable right to life of the unborn, the human family will make little progress dealing with the death penalty, poverty, euthanasia and other attacks on human life and dignity.
Health Care Priorities
As a basic human right necessary for a healthy and just society, we support ensuring accessible, quality health care for all. Our health delivery system must be rooted in values that respect life, acknowledge human dignity and respond to the needs of the poor and vulnerable.
The Church supports the rights of parents to select the schools they deem best suited for their children, especially the poor and disabled, to receive federal and state services necessary to achieve academically and socially.
Social Concerns Priorities
The Church supports the belief that all persons have certain basic economic rights and society has a moral obligation to ensure, so far as possible, no one among is hungry, homeless, unemployed or otherwise denied whatever is necessary to live with dignity.