SC bill banning abortions after 19 weeks advances


COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP/WIS) - A bill banning abortion in South Carolina beyond the 19th week of pregnancy is heading to the full House Judiciary Committee.

A legislative panel voted 2-1 Tuesday to advance the proposal, which provides an exception only when the mother’s life is in danger. Doctors who disregard the ban could be charged with a felony.

The bill’s sponsors say the measure is about protecting children from pain. The bill states a fetus can feel pain at 20 weeks old.


Go SC!

While the bill won’t have much practical effect (almost all abortions are well before the 20th week), at least it keeps momentum going earlier and earlier :). Hopefully, one day we can see a headline that says “SC bill banning abortions after conception advances” :slight_smile:




Good news!


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