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SC Abortion Ban is Political Grandstanding at its Worst

South Carolina is poised to lead the nation - but not for a reason worth celebrating. If S.1 makes it through the legislature and into law, South Carolina's abortion laws will be among the nation's most restrictive and draconian. It is a distinction that will hurt our state's women, taxpayers, and our reputation.

The so-called "Fetal Heartbeat Bill" would ban abortion once a heartbeat is detected - which can happen as easy as six weeks into a pregnancy {...}