Abortion in South Carolina

Patrick Gentry
March 21, 2019 - 11:35 am
South Carolina lawmakers are considering legislation that would ban abortions if a fetal heartbeat is detected. Members of a House subcommittee heard testimony Thursday about a proposal that would require medical professionals to test for a detectable heartbeat before an abortion is performed. The...
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Patrick Gentry
March 18, 2019 - 12:44 pm
While nearby states are acting quickly to move more restrictive abortion laws through their legislatures, South Carolina lawmakers have barely touched the issue so far in 2019. Lawmakers have introduced at least nine different abortion bills in the South Carolina General Assembly in 2019, from a...
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Patrick Gentry
February 07, 2019 - 12:24 pm
Possibly criminalize the act in S.C.
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Patrick Gentry
October 13, 2018 - 1:00 pm
South Carolina has paid a private law firm more than $17,000 so far to fight a lawsuit after Gov. Henry McMaster ordered the state Medicaid plan to stop paying Planned Parenthood for services. McMaster says he made the move to prevent any state money from going to fund abortions. Planned Parenthood...
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Patrick Gentry
February 20, 2018 - 2:36 pm
South Carolina senators have advanced a bill that would likely ban all abortions in the state. Local media report the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-9 Tuesday to advance a bill that says life begins at conception and at that moment, an embryo has all the rights as any other citizen. The ``...
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