South Carolina’s Supreme Court strikes down 6-week abortion ban

(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- South Carolina's Supreme Court struck down the state's six-week abortion ban Thursday, claiming it violates the state's constitution. The 2021 so-called "heartbeat act" bans abortions after fetal cardiac activity is detected, which is typically around six weeks, before most women know they... Read More.

Judge overturns Georgia’s 6-week abortion ban

(ATLANTA) -- A judge on Tuesday overturned Georgia's six-week abortion ban, ruling that it is not constitutional. The so-called "heartbeat bill" was signed into law in 2019 by Gov. Brian Kemp but was prevented from going into effect following legal challenges. In July, three weeks after... Read More.

Trial begins over Georgia’s 6-week abortion ban

(ATLANTA) -- A two-day trial began in Georgia Monday that will decide whether a six-week abortion ban is legal under the state's constitution. The so-called "heartbeat bill" was signed into law in 2019 by Gov. Brian Kemp but was prevented from going into effect following... Read More.

Oklahoma governor signs 6-week abortion ban into law

(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) -- Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed an abortion bill Tuesday that is modeled after a controversial Texas law. The bill, formally known as S.B. 1503, creates the "Oklahoma Heartbeat Act," which bans abortions after cardiac activity or a fetal heartbeat can be... Read More.