S Carolina Senate again rejects abortion ban; bill not dead


              Republican South Carolina Senate Majority Leader Shane Massey counts how many senators are present before a special session on abortion on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)
            
              Republican South Carolina Sen. Richard Cash speaks to reporters after a special session on abortion on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)
            
              Democratic South Carolina Senators Brad Hutto and Dick Harpootlian walk through supporters of stricter abortion laws before a special session on abortion on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)
            Republican South Carolina Sen. Tom Corbin, left, Katrina Shealy, center, and Shane Massey speak before a special session on abortion on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins) South Carolina Senate reading clerk John Wienges reads the roll call during a vote at a special session on abortion on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins) Republican South Carolina Senate President Thomas Alexander presides over a special session on abortion on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)