Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

South Carolina Governor Says There's "No Constitutional Right To Abortion"

From CBS News:

There's "no constitutional right" for a woman to have an abortion, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster told CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett during this week's episode of "The Takeout" podcast. McMaster also responded to a recent federal court decision overruling his executive order that prevented Medicaid funds from being used for abortion services

"Most taxpayers in this state do not favor their money being spent on abortions," McMaster said. "We intend to take the case, follow up and go to the Supreme Court."

The South Carolina governor argued that Planned Parenthood should not be receiving federal funds.

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