South Carolina House Passes Heartbeat Bill

The South Carolina House passed a bill that would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which is sooner than some women may know they're pregnant. State representatives voted 64 to 22. It's called the "fetal heart beat bill." This would take affect around six weeks, which is typically when a fetal heartbeat can be first detected in the womb. Gov. Henry McMaster, a Republican, is a strong supporter of this legislation. South Carolina is just one of several state legislatures taking up this measure. Read more...

The South Carolina House passed a bill that would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which is sooner than some women may know they're pregnant. State representatives voted 64 to 22. It's called the "fetal heart beat bill." This would take affect around six weeks, which is typically when a fetal heartbeat can be first detected in the womb. Gov. Henry McMaster, a Republican, is a strong supporter of this legislation. South Carolina is just one of several state legislatures taking up this measure. Read more...

 



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