With Roe v. Wade now overturned, opening the door for state legislatures to impose tighter restrictions or total bans on abortions in their states, the South Carolina General Assembly will likely return to Columbia in the coming months to change the law.
The US Supreme Court’s ruling Friday to strip the constitutionally guaranteed right to access abortions nationwide opens the door for state legislatures to impose tighter restrictions and even total bans on the procedure, with South Carolina’s among them.
Republican Gov. Henry McMaster called South Carolina’s upcoming state budget “the most transparent and accountable budget in modern times” while renewing his call for more openness into how public dollars are spent.
The dust has settled on the six-way primary battle that was the Republican contest for state superintendent of education. The two candidates left standing to duke it out in a runoff on Tuesday have come to Charleston to convince voters they’re the right pick for the job.