Tag: South Carolina

South Carolina Supreme Court Affirms Abortion as a Protected Privacy Right Under the State’s Constitution

Court permanently blocks six-week abortion ban, calling it an “unreasonable restriction upon a woman's right to privacy.”

Center Argues to Protect Abortion Rights Under State Constitutions

Arguments scheduled in South Carolina and Georgia cases challenging abortion bans.

Opposition to Petition for Rehearing en Banc Filed in Challenge to South Carolina Abortion Ban

Following a ruling in favor of abortion providers from the three-judge panel at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the State filed a petition for rehearing en banc in front of the full appellate court.

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Decision Temporarily Blocking South Carolina’s Six-Week Abortion Ban

02.22.2022 — (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit upheld a lower court decision temporarily blocking a South Carolina law that would ban abortion at six weeks of pregnancy – only about two weeks after a missed period and before many people know they’re pregnant. If the law had been […]