A judge put a temporary hold on South Carolina’s six-week ban on most abortions May 26, a day after Republican Gov. Henry McMaster signed the measure into law.
South Carolina Lawmakers Advance Six-Week Ban On Most Abortions
The South Carolina House of Representatives approved on May 17 a ban on most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, paving the way for a significant change to the legality of abortion in one of the few Southern states that has not yet added restrictions to the procedure after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last summer.
N.C. Poised to Enact 12-Week Abortion Ban Over Governor’s Objections
North Carolina legislators appear poised to pass a ban on abortions after 12 weeks despite objections from the state’s governor.
Mississippi Enacts Legislative Package Praised by Advocates as ‘Pro-Life Safety Net’
After its defense of a state law limiting abortion made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court, resulting in the court’s subsequent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in June, Mississippi passed a package of bills that state officials said demonstrate creating a safety net for both mothers and babies.