Federal Judge Appointed by Obama Blocks New South Carolina Law Banning Abortions

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Federal Judge Appointed by Obama Blocks New South Carolina Law Banning Abortions

A federal judge in South Carolina quickly blocked a pro-life law Friday that could save thousands of unborn babies from abortion every year. WSPA News 7 reports U.S. District Judge Mary Geiger Lewis, an appointee of President Barack Obama, agreed to temporarily block the South Carolina Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act in response to a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood and the Greenville Women’s Clinic.

Planned Parenthood Temporarily Stops Killing Babies in South Carolina After State Bans Abortions

At least for now, the new South Carolina Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act is protecting unborn babies from being aborted. Planned Parenthood temporarily stopped doing abortions in South Carolina after Gov. Henry McMaster signed the law Thursday, the Post and Courier reports.

Taxpayers Will Have to Pay Planned Parenthood’s $156,000 Legal Fees After It Got Away With Breaking the Law

Missouri taxpayers are being forced to foot a huge legal bill for the abortion chain Planned Parenthood after the state tried to hold one of its abortion facilities accountable for not complying with the law. A federal appeals court upheld a decision Thursday that forces the state’s taxpayers to pay the $156,000 legal bill, the Associated Press reports.

Washington Post Fact Check Confirms: U.S. One of Just 7 Nations Allowing Late-Term Abortions

The Washington Post Fact Checker tackled a claim Monday related to the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would prohibit abortion after 20 weeks, finding the fact that the U.S. is just one of seven countries that permit elective abortion after 20 weeks “a bit surprising.” The verdict?