S.C. Governor ‘Can’t Imagine A Scenario’ In Which She Wouldn’t Sign Late-Term Abortion Bill
The measure would ban abortions past 19 weeks. The House is expected to vote Wednesday on the legislation the Senate passed last week. Elsewhere, in California, abortion rights groups are asking the city of Sacramento to uphold a law requiring pregnancy centers to put up signs informing patients of their family planning and abortion services options.
The Associated Press:
Haley Says She's Likely To Sign Bill Restricting Abortion
Gov. Nikki Haley said Tuesday that she will almost certainly sign a bill banning abortion past 19 weeks in South Carolina. "I can't imagine any scenario in which I wouldn't sign it," said the Republican governor. She said she will look at the details once the bill reaches her desk. That could be soon. The GOP-controlled House is expected to vote Wednesday on a compromise the Senate passed last week. (3/15)
The Sacramento Bee:
Sacramento Anti-Abortion Pregnancy Centers Resist New Law Requiring Signage
Two Sacramento pregnancy service centers that oppose abortion are not complying with a state law requiring they put up signs informing patients about California’s free and low-cost public programs for family planning, prenatal care and abortion services, according to an investigation carried out by a San Francisco-based abortion rights advocacy group. (Caiola, 3/15)