Tag Archives: South Carolina

Abortions Decline in South Carolina More than 10% in 2017

Overall drop of more than 63% since 1988 By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life COLUMBIA, S.C. –Abortions occurring in South Carolina in 2017 declined by more than 10% from 2016, according to provisional

S.C. Senate Medical Affairs Advances Ban on Dismemberment Abortion

By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life (COLUMBIA, S.C., March 1) The South Carolina Senate Medical Affairs Committee today moved the bill to ban dismemberment abortions on to the full Senate. By a party

Ban on Dismemberment abortions Advances in Senate Medical Affairs Committee

South Carolina GOP Urges Passage By Holly Gatling Last year, the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion (H3548) passed the South Carolina House by an overwhelming, bi-partisan vote of 89-17. On February 15 it passed the Senate

Dismemberment Abortion Ban Clears First Hurdle in the S.C. Senate Subcommittee

By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life COLUMBIA, S.C. (February 15) — The bill to outlaw dismemberment abortions on living unborn children cleared its first hurdle in the South Carolina Senate today, giving hope

South Carolina Gov. McMaster uses executive order to cut off funding for abortion clinics

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster

By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life Earlier today South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster ordered state agencies to cease payments to medical practices affiliated with abortion clinics. By executive order, the Governor directed state

NRLC-endorsed Ralph Norman defeats militant pro-abortionist in South Carolina’s Fifth Congressional District

By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life Exactly 64 years after the day he was born, Ralph Warren Norman Jr. was elected as the pro-life endorsed candidate to the 5th Congressional District of South

National Right to Life endorses Ralph Norman in SC 5 Special Election

WASHINGTON – National Right to Life has endorsed Ralph Norman (R) following the special election in South Carolina’s 5th congressional district to replace former Rep. Mick Mulvaney, who was confirmed as the new Director of the Office

South Carolina House Votes 89-17 to Ban Savage Dismemberment Abortion

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Wednesday, March 29, 2017) By a lopsided vote of 89-17, the South Carolina House of Representatives passed the Unborn Child Protection Against Dismemberment Abortion Act (H 3548) that outlaws the savage procedure of killing an

SCCL President Praises Bi-Partisan Vote to Ban Dismemberment Abortion Dismemberment Abortion

COLUMBIA, S.C.–South Carolina Citizens for Life President Lisa Van Riper praised the strongly bi-partisan vote Tuesday to advance the Unborn Child Protection Against Dismemberment Abortion Act H 3548. “South Carolina Citizens for Life commends the bi-partisan action

S.C. House Judiciary Takes Up Dismemberment Bill Tuesday

Editor’s note. For additional background on H3548, please read this. COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina House Judiciary Committee will take up H3548, the Unborn Child Protection Against Dismemberment Abortion Act, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at

S.C. Constitutional Laws Subcommittee Approves Dismemberment Ban 3-0

COLUMBIA, SC –On Wednesday, The Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act (H 3548) cleared its first hurdle passing the Constitutional Laws Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee by a vote of 3-0. Voting in favor of

South Carolina’s 2017 Proudly Pro-Life Weekend Goes Forward Despite Weather

Evangelist Dr. Alveda King

Editor’s note. This appeared in LifeBeat News, the official publication of South Carolina Citizens for Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. Evangelist Dr. Alveda King, niece of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., headlined the South