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SC Lede: 'A Hit Dog Hollers'

South Carolina Legislative Abortion Debate Nov 2022
Gavin Jackson
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South Carolina House Republicans pushed a restrictive abortion ban bill that failed in the state Senate and officially died last week. House Speaker Murrell Smith said the chamber will take the issue up again next year, but that the ball is in the Senate’s court.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for November 15, 2022: a look at 2021 crime statistics for the Palmetto State; a recap of the abortion debate in the statehouse and where things could go in the next legislative session; an update on the economy; and more.

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Gavin Jackson graduated with a visual journalism degree from Kent State University in 2008 and has been in the news industry ever since. He has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana and most recently in South Carolina at the Florence Morning News and Charleston Post and Courier.