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Intro to 'Women's Right to Know' Act

The S.C. Women's Right To Know Act, which amends the state's laws governing legal abortion at state-licensed facilities, was signed into law on June 24, 2010.

If you are thinking about terminating a pregnancy, this Act says that you must certify to your physician or his/her agent that you have had the opportunity to review the information presented on the following pages at least 24 hours before terminating the pregnancy.This information can also be downloaded in the Embryonic and Fetal Development booklet (pdf).

We provide a certification statement at the end of these materials for your use. When you print the statement from this website, it will be stamped automatically with the date and time. You must provide this statement to your attending physician or his/her agent.

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