It’s a bit complicated….
The woman went to doctor with labor pains after taking abortion ending medication….
(A YEAR ago)
The county Corner’s Office got involved and called the cops….
She was arrested, posted bail , and is out….
South Carolina’s “fetal heartbeat” law has been STRUCK down by the states highest court…
State Law makers have ignored the court…..
The new legislation moved after lawmakers elected Judge Gary Hill to replaced Justice Kaye Hearn, the only woman on the state’s high court, who retired from the bench after reaching the state-mandated retirement age of 72. With Hill’s election, the state Supreme Court is now all male for the first time in 35 years.
The arrest of the Greenville woman brought chills to abortion rights proponents.
“Pregnancy outcomes shouldn’t be criminalized,” said Ashley Lidow, the director for policy and government relations for the Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network. “It’s very unfortunate that this is something that’s occurring in our state, and it’s something that state lawmakers should be looking at in the immediate future, because this is going to impact that person’s life right now in real time, and (lawmakers) can take steps to ensure that somebody who is experiencing a pregnancy outcome, whatever direction it may be going, isn’t facing handcuffs over their health care.
Even though state law prohibits women from self-medicating to have an abortion, recent efforts to restrict abortions in the state have targeted health care providers for performing the procedure….
Walgreens will limit abotion pill availability….
The Federal judge ruling on the abortion pill was advised in the media for the beginning of the week….
No such animal?