Choose blocks South Carolina six-week abortion ban
A courtroom put a short lived halt to South Carolina’s six-week abortion ban roughly 24 hours after Gov. Henry McMaster (R-SC) signed the invoice into regulation.
Till the regulation goes to the state Supreme Court docket for assessment, the prior 20-week restrict on abortion within the state will stay in impact, following a ruling Friday by Choose Clifton Newman.
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Deliberate Parenthood South Atlantic in South Carolina, on behalf of a Deliberate Parenthood clinic in Greenville, South Carolina, argued that the regulation constitutes a violation of the fitting to equal safety, privateness, and substantive due course of by denying entry to abortion procedures.
“At this time the courtroom has granted our sufferers a welcome reprieve from this harmful abortion ban,” mentioned Jenny Black, the CEO of Deliberate Parenthood SASC. “Our doorways stay open, and we’re right here to offer compassionate and judgment-free well being care to all South Carolinians.”
We are going to proceed preventing to guard the lives of the unborn in South Carolina and the constitutional regulation that protects them. I hope that the Supreme Court docket will take this matter up immediately. https://t.co/2y2KPrtnUw
— Gov. Henry McMaster (@henrymcmaster) Might 26, 2023
McMaster tweeted that his workplace “will proceed preventing to guard the lives of the unborn in South Carolina and the constitutional regulation that protects them.”
“I hope that the Supreme Court docket will take this matter up immediately,” South Carolina’s governor mentioned.