South Carolina GOP Chairman Drew McKissick spoke at the Republican Party’s office on Marion Street this morning about yesterday’s wins for the Republican Party. Democratic winner of House District 75, Heather Bauer, was able to break through the Republican Party’s stronghold on the state.
Democratic Representative Gilda Cobb-Hunter says that while lawmakers say the bill will protect unborn life, it will make many lives in the state worse.
As the Senate Medical Affairs Committee heard testimonies from medical experts and speakers for and against abortion rights, demonstrators met outside to have their voices heard.
Planned Parenthood held a rally to watch today’s hearings as the organization continues its fight for abortion rights in South Carolina.
As the ad-hoc committee met inside the Blatt Building on State House grounds Tuesday, protests and rallies went on outside.
Pro-abortion rights groups and pro-life advocates gathered at the capitol to express their beliefs in earshot of the committee. Members of the pro-choice group WREN led protestors in chants as members of pro-life groups like “Liberty and Justice for All” expressed their opinions nearby.