South Carolina Passes Bill Banning Abortion
[img]https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-iGWLGWNUsq8/VzzI1IxTSCI/AAAAAAACdxQ/N5hI70UZOVUNr_rR1RFvt8gK7aXnk3S0gCLcB/s320/bill.png" width="320">South Carolina has passed a bill banning abortion after 19 weeks, becoming the 17th state to pass the restrictive ban.
It will now head to Governor Nikki Haley's desk, where the Republican will almost certainly pass it after finalizing its details.
Republican Wendy Nanney, the bill sponsor, has said she's hopeful the law is a step to eventually 'get rid of abortion altogether'.
The ban allows exceptions only if the mother's life is in jeopardy or a doctor determines the fetus can't survive outside the womb.
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