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South Carolina Court Puts Temporary Hold on Near-Total Abortion Ban

HeadlineMay 30, 2023

A judge in South Carolina has suspended the state’s ban on abortions after six weeks of pregnancy until it can be reviewed by the South Carolina Supreme Court. The temporary injunction was granted Friday, one day after Republican Governor Henry McMaster signed the legislation. South Carolina’s abortion ban provides only limited exceptions for rape and incest survivors, or when a patient’s life and health are in danger.

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