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.
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South Carolina Governor Approves Six-Week Abortion Ban
With South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster signing into law a bill banning most abortions in the state May 25, there are now 25 U.S. states that “have laws to protect life between conception and 12 weeks,” Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America, said in a statement praising the South Carolina bill’s approval.
Abortion Bans Fail In Gop-Controlled Nebraska and South Carolina
Abortion bans failed in Nebraska and South Carolina, two Republican-led states, in the final week of April following a successful effort in North Dakota.
Florida Lawmakers, Desantis Approve Six-Week Abortion Ban
Florida lawmakers and the state’s Gov. Ron DeSantis, who is widely expected to launch his bid for the Republican presidential nomination soon, approved a bill April 13 to ban abortions after six weeks.
Pro-Life Groups Seek Commitments On Federal Abortion Limits From 2024 GOP Contenders
Pro-life groups indicated they plan to seek commitments from 2024 Republican presidential contenders on their positions on abortion in what will be the first presidential election cycle since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned its Roe v. Wade decision.