South Carolina Legislature Passes Bill to Ban Abortions When Unborn Baby’s Heartbeat Begins

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South Carolina Legislature Passes Bill to Ban Abortions When Unborn Baby’s Heartbeat Begins

A South Carolina bill that bans abortions once an unborn baby’s heartbeat is detectable may become law this week. WMBF News reports the state House passed the South Carolina Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act in a 79-35 vote Wednesday following its approval in the state Senate in late January.

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster Will Sign Bill Banning Abortions When Baby’s Heartbeat Begins

Pro-life Gov. Henry McMaster of South Carolina promised Thursday to sign a bill banning abortions after an unborn baby’s heartbeat is detectable. Following the lead of Georgia and other states, the South Carolina House passed the bill Wednesday in a 70-31 vote.

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?