March 15, 2023 Healthcare, Laws, U.S.
Lydia O’Connor reports:
A South Carolina lawmaker is defending a bill he authored that could result in the death penalty for people who have abortions, even as onetime co-sponsors of the legislation back away from it.
The proposal from Republican state Rep. Rob Harris seeks to amend South Carolina’s criminal code so that all references to a “person” include a fertilized egg, embryo or fetus at any stage of development.
Read more at HuffingtonPost.
h/t, Joe Cadillic
Related: South Carolina Prenatal Equal Protection Act of 2023
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