CHARLESTON, S.C. — South Carolina has moved to stronger legal restrictions against abortion, with a bill banning most abortions after 19 weeks, due to evidence that unborn children can feel pain at that point.
Gov. Nikki Haley signed the bill into law on May 25.
Bishop Robert Guglielmone of Charleston said the passage of South Carolina’s latest pro-life bill marks “a truly great day… especially for the many children that will be saved by this important life-affirming legislation,” the Charleston diocese’s newspaper, The Catholic Miscellany, reported.
“This act will support not only the moral law, but also (the) proven scientific fact that unborn children feel pain by at least 20 weeks of...READ MORE