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Abortion rate in S.C. fell dramatically after state ban

Posted on AllSides June 14th, 2024
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MORNING NEWSBREAK | The number of abortions provided in South Carolina plummeted by about 80% following the implementation of the state’s six-week abortion ban in August 2023, new state data show. In the first eight months of 2023, during which abortion was legal for the first 5 1⁄2 months of pregnancy in South Carolina, clinics and hospitals provided 7,397 abortions, or about 954 a month, according to the Department of Health and Environmental Control. But since the U.S. Supreme Court’s ban in August 2023, 790 abortions were performed during the...

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