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  • ‘Shut The (bleep) up!’ Megyn Kelly Trashes ‘National Disgrace’ Sports Columnist (language warning)

    04/11/2024 5:50:28 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 28 replies
    Conservative Brief ^ | 4/9/23 | John Dougherty
    Megyn Kelly went after a sports columnist whom she referred to as a “national disgrace” during her SiriusXM show on Monday over the writer’s support for a women’s college basketball coach who came out in support of biological men playing in the league. Kelly singled out Nancy Armour after the columnist called South Carolina Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley a “goddamn national treasure” for supporting transgender basketball players. “If you consider yourself a woman and you want to play sports or vice versa, you should be able to play,” Staley said in a pause-filled response to a question about whether she...
  • SC man convicted for Jan. 6 role enters House race

    03/31/2024 8:27:08 AM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    WSOCTV ^ | 3/30/24 | News Staff
    YORK COUNTY, S.C. — A York County man who was convicted of charges tied to the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol is running for the House of Representatives. State records show Elias Irizarry is running to represent South Carolina’s 43rd District in the House. The district covers parts of Chester and York counties. Irizarry, a Republican candidate, filed on Wednesday, records show. Rep. Thomas R. “Randy” Ligon currently holds the seat and is running for reelection. Channel 9 previously reported Irizarry was charged in March 2021 in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Irizarry, who was...
  • South Carolina Becomes 29th State with Constitutional Carry

    03/12/2024 4:58:49 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | March 7, 2024 | Dean Weingarten
    The South Carolina legislature has approved the Constitutional Carry bill, H*3594, as recommended by the Conference Committee. The House approved the Conference report on March 5, 2024, with a vote of 86 to 33. The Senate approved the Conference report on March 6, 2024. The bill is expected to be sent to Governor McMasters in a few days. The bill is close to what was passed by the Senate, according to the Greenville News:Ultimately, the Senate version of the bill emerged mostly intact including the addition of enhanced penalties for repeat weapons offense violators. The committee also settled on places...
  • Here We Go: SC Sheriff Says He Fears Constitutional Carry Will Turn State Into 'Wild, Wild West'

    03/09/2024 3:48:00 AM PST · by CFW · 82 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 3/8/24 | Cam Edwards
    Now that South Carolina has officially become the 29th state to adopt Constitutional Carry (and the 28th to have the law formally take effect, since Louisiana's new statute doesn't kick in until July 4th), the state's few pro-gun control voices are ramping up their fearmongering. Everytown for Gun Safety's South Carolina chapter is already predicting the new law will lead to more violence and less safety, while the state's most politically powerful sheriff says he's turning to the Almighty to protect the state from Constitutional Carry's effects. "Law enforcement agencies in South Carolina are bracing for what could happen as...
  • South Carolina Lawmakers Pass Permitless Gun-Carry

    03/07/2024 4:09:55 AM PST · by CFW · 27 replies
    TheReload ^ | 3/6/24 | Jake Fogleman
    Palmetto State lawmakers officially became the latest to do away with permitting requirements for public gun-carry. The South Carolina Senate passed H. 3594 by a 28-18 vote on Wednesday. The measure will allow adults eligible to own a handgun to carry it in public, openly or concealed, without a permit. It now heads to the desk of Governor Henry McMaster (R.), who has pledged to sign it into law. The bill’s passage clears the way for South Carolina to become the 29th state to adopt permitless carry and the 27th since 2010, in what has arguably been the most successful...
  • A question for South Carolina residents

    03/04/2024 2:52:19 PM PST · by Cowgirl of Justice · 23 replies
    We are thinking of pulling up the stakes and moving to South Carolina! We live on the coast of North Carolina and are just tired of the rising cost of coastal insurances we are required to have as well as other expenses. Also, our town is projected to double in population in the next ten years - with traffic and already having delays in healthcare and waiting in line for everything, this is unbearable already. I have lived in The South all my life and am currently looking into the different cities such as Greenville, the surrounding cities and Lake...
  • The Curious Case of Nikki Haley

    02/25/2024 7:59:38 AM PST · by CFW · 83 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 2/24/24 | Frank Meale
    Do you remember the Brad Pitt movie, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”? The title character suffered from a unique condition in which he was born an old man and then kept getting younger and younger until he died as a newborn baby. Today, we are witnessing the equally curious transformation of a politician from a once reliable Republican conservative to a radical Democrat who seems intent on killing her own presidential political career in the crib. I am talking, of course, about Nikki Haley. [snip] Now, for the last two months, since shortly before the Iowa caucuses, we have...
  • Donald Trump WINS South Carolina 2024 Republican Primary: Nikki Haley handed a whopping defeat in her home state

    02/24/2024 5:21:31 PM PST · by Libloather · 86 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/24/24 | Katelyn Caralle, Sarah Ewall-wice, Nikki Schwab,
    Donald Trump took another step towards a general election rematch with Joe Biden by decimating Nikki Haley in her home state in the South Carolina Republican primary. The result was called just seconds after polls closed in an embarrassing night for Haley who has vowed to stay in the race even as her path to the nomination rapidly closes. Trump declared his swift victory at his Election Day party held on the South Carolina State Fairgrounds in Columbia, saying with a smirk: 'This was a little sooner than we anticipated.' Trump's victory builds on the surging momentum he has built...
  • TODAY! Primary in South Carolina (GO VOTE!)

    02/24/2024 5:53:22 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 10 replies
    It's been all over the news for weeks...but If you live in South Carolina GO VOTE!
  • South Carolina House Returns Constitutional Carry Bill to Senate

    02/19/2024 6:58:15 AM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | February 16, 2024 | Dean Weingarten
    On February 13, 2024, the South Carolina House rejected changes to the Constitutional Carry bill, which was passed in the South Carolina Senate in January. The House re-passed the bill as it was previously overwhelmingly passed by the House in 2022. The vote for H 3594 was 85 to 26, with 8 house members not voting and four house members on excused absences. The House Majority leader, Davey Hiott explained the action. From X: “While I respect the intentions and efforts of the Senate, the House Republican Caucus remains united in our decision to non-concur with the senate’s changes. We...
  • South Carolina Close to Passing Permitless Carry in 2024

    02/09/2024 4:15:38 AM PST · by marktwain · 13 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | February 4, 2004 | Dean Weingarten
    The South Carolina Senate passed H. 3594 on February 1, 2024. The bill was passed in the South Carolina House in February of 2023 with a vote of 90 to 30. The Senate added a couple of changes in an amendment to the bill put forward by the president of the Senate, Shane A. Massie. Massie had previously been one of a few Republican South Carolina senators blocking the bill from passage. H. 3594, as amended, goes back to the House for a vote of concurrence with the amendment. The bill passed the Senate on a roll call vote, with...
  • South Carolina wants to bring back electric chair and firing squads – says ‘painless’ death not mandated

    02/06/2024 3:29:23 PM PST · by Libloather · 37 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/06/24 | Alyssa Guzman
    South Carolina wants to bring back the firing squad and the electric chair as the state argues that “painless” deaths are not mandated. Among the 33 prisoners on death row in the Palmetto State, four inmates are arguing that the electric chair and firing squad are cruel and unusual punishments. The inmates also claim a 2023 law that allows lethal injections is too secretive about many details of the new drug. However, the governor of the Palmetto State disagrees, saying all three methods fit the existing protocol and painless executions are not mandated by law. “Courts have never held the...
  • Left-wing Wisconsin judge was backed by same groups paying firm behind congressional map lawsuit

    02/06/2024 7:01:46 AM PST · by CFW · 8 replies
    Washington examiner ^ | 2/6/24 | Gabe Kaminsky
    A left-wing Wisconsin Supreme Court justice was endorsed on the campaign trail last year by activists that, around the same time, paid major sums to a Democratic law firm now pressing the court to order new congressional maps ahead of the 2024 election, records show. Republican lawmakers demanded the recusal last week of Badger State justice Janet Protasiewicz from taking up a redistricting motion due to her criticism of Wisconsin’s “rigged” maps while running in 2023. That heavily scrutinized effort to overhaul Wisconsin elections is being led by Democratic superlawyer Marc Elias, whose influential Elias Law Group raked in more...
  • POLITICS South Carolina Democratic primary turnout for 2024 and how it compares to previous years

    02/06/2024 4:32:30 AM PST · by FarCenter · 10 replies
    Washington — President Biden cruised to an easy victory Saturday in South Carolina's Democratic primary as the incumbent facing two long-shot candidates, winning about 96% of the vote. But for voters in the Palmetto State, which marked the beginning of the Democratic primary nominating calendar this year, turnout was exceedingly low. South Carolina primary voter turnout for 2024 Around 131,000 South Carolinians voted in the 2024 Democratic primary, making up just around 4% of registered voters statewide. The showing marks the lowest turnout in the last few presidential primaries for Democrats, though those contests were notably more competitive. How does...
  • Judge Dismisses Trump Ballot Challenge Ahead of South Carolina Primary

    02/03/2024 10:26:49 AM PST · by CFW · 7 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | 2/2/24 | Catherine Yang
    A federal judge dismissed yet another challenge to former President Donald Trump’s eligibility as a candidate under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment, this time in South Carolina ahead of the state’s primary this month. As a U.S. Supreme Court ruling regarding President Trump’s eligibility looms overhead, set to be issued in less than one week, President Trump is still litigating several ongoing challenges of this nature in state and federal jurisdictions. The South Carolina case was one of some 20 brought by John Anthony Castro, a little-known Republican candidate who was recently charged with several tax crimes. According to...
  • Big Win for Gun Owners as South Carolina Senate Approves Constitutional Carry

    02/03/2024 4:59:42 AM PST · by mikelets456 · 22 replies
    Bearing arms ^ | 2/1/2024 | Bearing arms
    After nearly six full days of debate, South Carolina’s Senate approved a Constitutional Carry bill on Thursday by a vote of 28-15, removing the last major hurdle for the state to become the 28th in the nation to recognize the right to bear arms without the need for a government-issued permission slip. The bill, which was already approved by the House last year, still needs to return to the lower chamber for a final concurrence vote since the Senate did amend the legislation before giving it their stamp of approval. The amendment would allow people 18 and older to carry...
  • Constitutional Carry on the Move in South Carolina

    02/01/2024 8:08:13 AM PST · by marktwain · 9 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | January 29, 2024 | Dean Weingarten
    South Carolina is moving closer to joining the 27 states that have restored Constitutional (permitless) Carry. In all 27 states, the vast majority of adults can carry loaded handguns in most public places without asking the government for permission to do so.Florida’s permitless carry law does not allow for general open carry. Some of the 27 states have some places where carry with a permit is allowed, and carry without a permit is not.In Arizona, a person with a permit can carry in a place that serves alcohol, as long as they do not drink alcohol and keep their weapon...
  • Bumbling Joe Biden says Donald Trump is the 'SITTING President' as confused 81-year-old stumbles through economic speech in South Carolina trying to shore up support for another term

    01/28/2024 4:37:45 PM PST · by Libloather · 62 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/28/24 | Emma Richter
    Bumbling Joe Biden said Donald Trump is the 'sitting President' as the confused 81-year-old stumbled through an economic speech in South Carolina over the weekend. The President tried to shore up support for another term as he tore into the former president during a dinner on Saturday that celebrated the state and its large base of black voters. Along with bashing Trump about his view on the US economy, Biden also said his Republican rival failed to support the rights of black citizens was a threat to democracy. 'The American consumers are facing real confidence in the economy we're building....
  • Why DeSantis FINALLY pulled the plug: Florida governor was given internal polling showing him facing a crushing defeat in South Carolina where he had focused all his resources - and told he had no path to the White House

    01/21/2024 4:27:07 PM PST · by libh8er · 57 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1.21.2024 | Rob Crilly
    Ron DeSantis had given up on New Hampshire, turning his campaign towards the more conservative state of South Carolina. But on Saturday, he was given internal polling data that showed he had no chance of winning the state and would finish far behind former President Donald Trump, according to two sources familiar with discussions. His aides canceled appearances on the Sunday morning shows as they debated what to do next. And on Sunday afternoon, the Florida governor formally pulled the plug on his 2024 campaign. 'I can't ask our supporters to volunteer their time and donate their resources, if we...
  • Donald Trump 'fears Supreme Court could BACK Colorado's decision to take him off the ballot and that three conservative justices he appointed won't want to be seen as political'

    12/30/2023 9:24:30 AM PST · by libh8er · 167 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12.30.2023 | Alice Wright
    Donald Trump has expressed concern that the Supreme Court could back attempts by Colorado and Maine to block him from the Republican primary ballot, according to reports. Both states have moved to exclude Trump over his role in the January 6, 2021, attack by his supporters on the Capitol. The states have accepted legal challenges to Trump's nomination that cite Section 3 of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution, which says office holders cannot 'have engaged in insurrection or rebellion'. Trump has privately expressed concerns that the Supreme Court, to which he appointed three conservative justices while president, may side...