South Carolina Democrats File 1,000 Amendments To Block 6-Week Abortion Ban

South Carolina lawmakers are preparing for an extensive debate on Tuesday, as Democrats have submitted 1,000 amendments for a bill that seeks to prohibit abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat.

House Speaker Murrell Smith announced last week that the South Carolina House intends to continue its session until the bill is approved. However, Democrats aim to prolong the discussion by submitting numerous amendments.

In anticipation of a lengthy debate, Smith advised legislators to come prepared with meals as the process could extend for a lengthy time.

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