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 agencies to “cease providing state or local funds, whether via grant, contract, state-ministered federal funds, or any other …Continue reading "South Carolina Gov. McMaster uses executive order to cut off funding for abortion clinics"
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 Carolina. Not only that, Republican Norman defeated Archie Parnell, a militantly pro-abortion Democrat, in the special election to …Continue reading "NRLC-endorsed Ralph Norman defeats militant pro-abortionist in South Carolina’s Fifth Congressional District"
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 of Management and Budget. “National Right to Life is pleased to endorse Ralph Norman, whose position on life …Continue reading "National Right to Life endorses Ralph Norman in SC 5 Special Election"
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 unborn child by ripping and tearing the baby apart limb by limb. The bill now moves to the …Continue reading "South Carolina House Votes 89-17 to Ban Savage 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 of the S.C. House Judiciary Committee to advance the Unborn Child Protection Against Dismemberment Abortion Act,” Mrs. Van …Continue reading "SCCL President Praises Bi-Partisan Vote to Ban Dismemberment Abortion Dismemberment Abortion"
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 2:30 p.m. It passed the Constitutional Laws Subcommittee 3-0 on March 8 after strong pro-life testimony. For background …Continue reading "S.C. House Judiciary Takes Up Dismemberment Bill Tuesday"
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 the dismemberment ban were Subcommittee Chairman Peter McCoy, R-Charleston, Judiciary Committee Chairman Greg Delleney, R-Chester, and Representative Weston …Continue reading "S.C. Constitutional Laws Subcommittee Approves Dismemberment Ban 3-0"
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 Carolina Citizens for Life Proudly Pro-Life Weekend January 6-7, 2017, held despite snow, ice, and sub-freezing temperatures in …Continue reading "South Carolina’s 2017 Proudly Pro-Life Weekend Goes Forward Despite Weather"
By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life As he did in February in the first presidential primary held in the South, pro-life Donald Trump swept to victory in South Carolina early this morning. Pro-life incumbent U.S. Senator Tim Scott rode the wave of Republican success, winning his first full six-year term. Sen. …Continue reading "Trump, Sen. Scott lead the way with victories in South Carolina"
State becomes 14th to pass Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through September 6. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially …Continue reading "Congratulations to South Carolina Citizens for Life for a job well done"
By Dave Andrusko The bodies of two babies, likely in their second trimester, were found last week at the Plum Island Wastewater Treatment Plant in Charleston, South Carolina. Crime scene technicians and the Charleston County Coroner’s office were called in to help with the investigation which is complicated by the fact they do not know …Continue reading "Bodies of two second trimester babies found in wastewater"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This appeared in the June digital edition of National Right to Life News. Along with the many news stories, commentaries, and analyses, this editorial can be read at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsJune2016.pdf. First the unambiguously good news. Yesterday, South Carolina joined the legion of honor by becoming the 14th state to say no, …Continue reading "Congratulations to South Carolina Citizens for Life for a job well done"