Hayden Laye

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Appellate arguments over a lawsuit brought by Planned Parenthood challenging South Carolina’s pro-life heartbeat law have been pushed to the last week in January 2022, according to an order from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals located in Richmond, Virginia.

The law, that is currently not in effect, restricts abortion in the state after a heart begins to beat around six weeks into a persons pregnancy. The law does include exceptions if the pregnacey is caused by rape or insest, or if the life of the mother is at risk.

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Earlier today (11/18/21) the Democrats For Life of America Virginia Chapter met with Sen. Tim Kaine’s key staffer to ask the Democratic Senator of Virginia and former democratic vice-presidential nominee to save the Pro-Life Hyde Amendment.

The Hyde Amendment is a decades old federal legislative provision that bans the use of federal tax-dollars from being used to pay for elective abortions, with exceptions for rape, insest and life of the mother.

Senator Kaine was one of three Democratic Senators who voted previously to protect the Hyde Amendment earlier this year.

DFLA did received confirmation that Sen. Kaine still supports the Hyde Amendment.

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Hayden Laye

Hayden Laye

Proud Pro-Life for the Whole-Life Democratic socialist writing and fighting to end abortion and the death penalty. https://gofund.me/c335be40