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South Carolina Legislature Passes 6-Week Abortion Ban

Posted on AllSides May 24th, 2023
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South Carolina’s legislature has passed a bill that would ban abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, which is around the time most people find out they are pregnant.

Under this bill, doctors could face a fine of $10,000 and two years in prison, as well as the loss of their medical license, if they violate the law. There are exceptions in the bill that extend legal abortion access to 12 weeks. They include fatal fetal anomalies, medical emergencies and pregnancies caused by rape or incest.

The bill, which passed in the...

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