A judge halts South Carolina's new abortion law pending state Supreme Court review


COLUMBIA, S.C. — A judge put South Carolina's new law banning most abortions around six weeks of pregnancy on hold Friday until the state Supreme Court can review the measure, giving providers a temporary reprieve in a region that has enacted strict limits on the procedure.
Judge Clifton Newman's ruling that put the state's abortion law back at roughly 20 weeks came about 24…

This story appeared on npr.org, 2023-05-26.
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