Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the full text of the amendment?

A: You can click here to read the full text.


Q: How can I support the movement?

A:

1. Sign the petition to get a citizen initiative on the ballot

2. Download the app

3. Invest in the movement


Q: Where do I mail signed petitions to?

A:

Protect Human Life Florida
14260 West Newberry Road, #420
Newberry, FL 32669


Q: Do I have to mail petitions back individually or can I send them in bulk.

A: You can mail them in bulk to the address above.


Q: Why is this amendment needed?

A: To protect the rights of the defenseless in Florida. Whether they’re a preborn human, a person with disabilities or Down Syndrome, or someone like Terri Schiavo.


Q: Who is backing this amendment?

A: Protect Human Life Florida is funded by grassroots supporters from across Florida. To join the movement, please donate here.


Q: What’s the deadline to submit petitions?

A: Our deadline, including the allotted time that the Supervisors of Elections have to validate submitted petitions, is December 1, 2021.


Q: Why are “law enforcement operations” mentioned in the full text of the amendment?

A: We added that clause so it would be clear that this amendment is not intended to disarm law enforcement personnel.


Q: How will this affect living wills?

A: This amendment is not intended to change a patient’s right to self-determination using a written and properly executed DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) or living will.


Q: How will this affect end-of-life care?

A: Families will still be able to make appropriate end-of-life decisions in coordination with doctors and consistent with patient wishes if their relative is diagnosed with complete cessation of brain function.


Q: What about pregnancies resulting from cases of rape or incest?

A: Our amendment does not make any distinction based on manner of conception.


Q: What needs to happen to get this amendment on the ballot?

A: We need verified petitions equaling 8% of the votes cast in the 2020 presidential election, which is 891,589. We also need to meet minimum petition thresholds in 14 of Florida’s 27 congressional districts.