.Columbia, SC, USA
Henry McMaster has been the governor of South Carolina since January 2017. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@henrymcmaster)

  • South Carolina had halted capital punishment for 10 years
  • There was reportedly a shortage of lethal injections
  • McMaster tweeted about the new law

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Tim Scott is a senator from South Carolina. (Photo credit: Twitter/SenatorTimScott)

  • Tim Scott was elected to the Senate in 2013
  • The 55-year-old failed four classes in his freshman year
  • Scott will deliver the Republican Party's rebuttal to President Biden's address

.Rock Hill, SC, USA
The incident occurred on Wednesday evening in Dr Robert Lesslie's home, in and around which all the bodies were discovered. (Photo credit: AFP File)

  • Adam killed five in the South Carolina shooting
  • Philip Adams, reportedly, was treated by Dr Robert Lesslie in the past
  • The 33-year-old is stated to have killed himself using a .45-caliber weapon after the crime

.South Carolina, USA
Under the bill, abortion can only be performed if the pregnancy was caused by rape or incest or the mother’s life is in danger. (Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • The proposal will face a final procedural vote in the House on Thursday
  • Republican Governor Henry McMaster has vowed to sign the measure as soon as possible
  • The House voted 79-35 in favour of the bill after members of the Democratic caucus walked out in protest