SC governor signs abortion ban; lawsuit follows

South Carolina’s governor on Thursday signed a law banning most abortions, one of his top priorities since he took office more than four years ago. Planned Parenthood immediately sued, effectively preventing the measure from taking effect. (Feb. 18)

Video Transcript

LISA VAN RIPER: This is a historic day. We are getting ready to celebrate our governor signing the most pro-life bill that's ever been passed in South Carolina.

LARRY GROOMS: 500,000 little boys and girls have lost their lives in South Carolina since 1970. 500,000. 500,000 that cry out today in saying, hallelujah that that won't ever happen-- have to happen again.

[CHEERING]

[APPLAUSE]