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Supreme Court backs abortion foes on fees

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Monday that a South Carolina sheriff’s office can be held liable for attorneys’ fees for stopping abortion protesters in South Carolina who wanted to hold up signs showing aborted fetuses.

Justices on Monday reversed a decision saying the Greenwood County sheriff’s office was not required to pay attorneys’ fees in a lawsuit brought by Steven Lefemine and Columbia Christians for Life.

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