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      Senator Graham looking to ban late stage abortions

      SC State Senator Lindsey Graham introducing new abortion bill

      COLUMBIA (WACH)

      Sen. Lindsey Graham wants to ban late term abortions.

      In 1973 The Supreme Court legalized abortion up to 24 weeks, but the senator states that a fetus can feel pain at 20 weeks and announced his plans to introduce the new bill this week. He says the would be exceptions in the case of rape or life-threatening circumstances to the mother.

      The House passed its version of the bill last June, but it's not expected to move through the Democratic-controlled Senate easily.