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South Carolina - Latest News

Jan 29, 2021 - 12:54 am .- A proposed South Carolina ban on abortion after an unborn child’s heartbeat can be detected has won approval from the state senate for the first time, drawing praise from the Catholic Diocese of Charleston.
Nov 6, 2019 - 03:14 pm .- As the South Carolina legislature considers a bill that would ban most abortions after an unborn baby’s heartbeat is detectable, a Senate committee vote has restored exemptions that would allow abortions in cases of rape or incest.
Oct 24, 2019 - 05:59 pm .- A senate subcommittee in South Carolina has removed two exemptions from a fetal heartbeat bill, which would ban abortions after a baby’s heartbeat can be detected, at roughly six weeks into pregnancy.
Dec 4, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- Several lawmakers in South Carolina have announced they will introduce pro-life bills in the state’s upcoming legislative session, set to begin next month.
Aug 2, 2018 - 12:05 am .- Planned Parenthood has filed a lawsuit challenging a South Carolina executive order barring Medicaid funds from going toward any health services at abortion clinics.
Aug 27, 2017 - 05:06 am .- In an executive order issued Aug. 25, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster directed state agencies to stop funding abortion clinics including Planned Parenthood.