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South Carolina Supreme Court temporarily blocks state abortion ban

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One day after a state House committee passed its near total-abortion ban bill
The South Carolina Supreme Court temporarily blocked a six-week abortion ban Wednesday. The ban took effect after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health, the ruling that overturned Roe v Wade. Abortion providers filed a lawsuit challenging the ban. The temporary block by the South Carolina Supreme Court came just one day after a state House committee passed its near-total abortion ban. That bill passed in a 13-7 vote.
The president and CEO of Planned Parenthood South Atlantic is pleased with the decision, though it is a temporary one. Abortion is big business for Planned Parenthood – a billion dollar business for the abortion provider. It won’t let go of that kind of money without a fight.
The South Carolina abortion ban prohibits an abortion if a fetal heartbeat is detected. That kind of ban is usually referred to as a heartbeat law.

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