Former South Carolina Attorney General Charlie Condon believes it could take up to two years before the Palmetto State’s Fetal Heartbeat Bill could have a final court decision. The bill was halted for two weeks by a federal judge on Friday, the day after Governor Henry McMaster signed it into law. This is the 12th bill to be passed by states restricting abortion, since North Dakota first did in 2013. All 12 have been halted by courts. “It would take a modification of Roe v.