Pro-life supporters hold press conference at SC State House as senators discuss abortion-ban bill
Pro-life supporters are holding a press conference at the State House in support of the Fetal Heartbeat law which heads to court this week.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)— Pro-life supporters are holding a press conference at the State House in support of the Fetal Heartbeat law which heads to court this week.
Officials with Planned Parenthood say the South Carolina Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the state’s 6-week ban on abortions Wendesday.
The Heartbeat law initially went into effect after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe vs. Wade, however a lawsuit by Planned Parenthood put the law on hold since August 17.
Since the overturning of Roe v. Wade, state lawmakers have worked to enact a new abortion-ban bill.
Senators met Tuesday, voted to insist on amendments to the current abortion-ban bill (House Bill 5399) and refused to recede.
Abortion remains legal in South Carolina while the case proceeds.