“In our opinion, no money should be spared when it comes to the lives and economic lives of our citizens,” said Rep. Bill Herbkersman, chair of the Ways and Means health care subcommittee
The SC Fetal Heartbeat Protection from Abortion Act would ban abortions in the state once a heartbeat is detected (usually occurring around six to eight weeks into a woman’s pregnancy). The four exceptions to the ban are: in the case of rape, incest, a fetal anomaly, or if the mother’s life is threatened by her pregnancy.
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"Waiting any longer will only add to the suffering that is experienced by those who are plagued with debilitating illnesses. Passing this legislation is long overdue."
Vaccinating teachers is absolutely a priority, which is why we have repeatedly asked for a plan from the state’s education leaders and teacher’s association.
The Senate passed a politically motivated bill moving teachers up to Phase 1A, but what they aren’t saying is that doing so would be at the expense of our elderly population.
How many doses are needed? What providers are you working with? What is your exact starting date? We can’t just say we want teachers vaccinated. We have to have a plan to have them vaccinated.