Daniel Uhlfelder joins synagogue lawsuit challenging Florida’s new abortion ban

Democratic lawyer and Attorney General candidate Daniel Uhlfelder has come on as co-counsel to a South Florida synagogue’s lawsuit challenging Florida’s 15-week abortion ban.

The lawsuit, filed last month by Rabbi Barry Silver and Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor in Boynton Beach, contends that the new law banning most abortions after 15 weeks violates the state constitution’s right to privacy and freedom of religion.

Silver’s complaint, which runs parallel to another the American Civil Liberties Union filed June 1, says Jewish law provides that “abortion is required if necessary to protect the health, mental or physical well-being of the woman.”

Florida’s new law,

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