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Gov. Rick Scott to sign Infant Alive bill today in Pensacola
PENSACOLA -- Governor Rick Scott will be in Escambia County today.
He is stopping by the Florida Baptist Children's Home in Cantonment to sign the "Infants Born Alive" bill.
The bill entitles Infants Born Alive after an attempted abortion to "the same rights, powers and privileges as any other child born alive in the course of natural birth."
It also requires health care practitioners to immediately take those babies to a hospital.