Pair of anti-abortion bills working way through S.C. Legislature

Yvonne Wenger over at The Post and Courier has a story about the latest on pair of anti-abortion measures in the South Carolina's statehouse. One would up the 60-minute waiting period to a full 24 hours, the other would require doctors to try and sustain the life of any aborted child that appeared capable of living.

Read more stories on this subject in our abortion topic page. Last year a compromise bill was passed that required women to wait 60-minutes between doctor consultation and getting an abortion.

Wenger says that the bill requiring doctors to save the life of an aborted fetus when possible has not proven that controversial as the Hippocratic Oath already requires doctors to do so.

Both bills have yet to make it to the House floor for open debate -- though that appears to be coming soon.

Go read the story.