Abortion

Abortion Special Session set in SC

SC Senate OKs abortion, rejects hate crimes in extra session

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – The South Carolina Senate has agreed to come back in special session later this year to take up abortion bills to respond to the possibility the U.S. Supreme Court allows states to ban the procedure. Republicans rejected a request by Democrats to also include in a special session a bill that would make South Carolina the…

Officials react after draft of Supreme Court opinion on Rowe v. Wade is leaked

The U.S. Supreme Court is confirming the bombshell leak of a draft opinion, which apparently reflects that the conservative majority is poised to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, is authentic. The court cautions the draft opinion is not final. President Joe Biden says he is “concerned” that, after almost 50 years, a woman’s right to choose is on the line at the nation’s highest court. Emotions are running high across country.