Six protesters were arrested Saturday at a Greenville abortion demonstration after police say pro-life and pro-choice activists confronted each other on opposite sides of the street. The event drew hundreds of people, with multiple protesters refusing to obey police orders, according to Greenville police reports. More: WSPA TV, Greenville News, WLOS
Meanwhile in Charleston and across the nation, abortion rights activists took to the streets to push the Biden administration to do more in the fight for reproductive rights after Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade case, ending the constitutional right to abortion access for American women. More: The New York Times, The Post and Courier, Charleston City Paper, The Washington Post
In other headlines:
S.C. runoffs approaching with one key race in each party. South Carolina’s primaries end Tuesday with only two statewide runoffs, one for each party. Republicans will choose their candidate for the open Education Superintendent office, while Democrats choose their nominee for U.S. Senate to take on incumbent Tim Scott as he seeks a second full term. More: SC Public Radio, The State
Charleston’s industrial market remains hot despite higher costs. Rising interest rates, slowing retail interest and supply chain issues haven’t curbed demand for industrial warehouse space in the Charleston region. More: The Post and Courier
New library coming to North Charleston. Dorchester County is breaking ground on a new $5.9-million library project in North Charleston this morning. Moore: WCSC TV
Protestors demand abortion rights at Charleston protest. A crowd of about 200 protesters covered the sidewalks outside Charleston City Hall on Broad Street Saturday afternoon demanding abortion rights in the wake of Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. More: Charleston City Paper
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