Ultrasound Bill Signing Ceremony

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINATHE SENATE

For Immediate ReleaseMay 29, 2008 Bryant Comments on Ultrasound Bill Signing Ceremony Columbia, SC – Senator Kevin Bryant (R-Anderson) joined pregnancy crisis center representatives from around the state, and the governor today at a ceremonial bill signing. The bill requires physicians to share an ultrasound image with expectant mothers prior to any decision to terminate a pregnancy.“Governor Sanford, by signing this bill today, will reduce the number of abortions in South Carolina,” says Senator Bryant. “This legislation will save children’s lives, and I am humbled to have been part of the fight to get here.” Senator Bryant, who submitted the original ultrasound bill last November added, “When I filed this bill, I could only hope for this outcome. Now the bill is law, and lives will be saved. I am very proud of our achievement” Senator Bryant went on to say, “My primary concern has always been unborn children and their mothers. This legislation is about them and their need for love and support. This is my finest moment in Columbia, and I thank God for the courage to see this fight through.”

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