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Florida Supreme Court Rejects State Right to Abortion

Here is a link to a National Right to Life News story about two decisions from the Florida Supreme Court. The Court rejected the argument that the Florida Constitution’s right to privacy protects the right to abortion. The caseĀ  upheld a law prohibiting most abortions after 15 weeks and paves the way for Florida’s heartbeat […]

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South Carolina Court Upholds Heartbeat Law

Here is a link to an article by Ed Whelan on the August 23, 2023 decision by the South Carolina Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of that state’s heartbeat law. The Court (by a 4-1 vote) rejected the argument that the law (which prohibits abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat) violated the state […]