Constitutional Carry

Constitutional Carry Law updates by Attorney Robert Merting

On March 7, 2024 “Constitutional Carry” finally came to South Carolina. Only 232 years, 2 months, and 21 days after ratification of the Second Amendment. But who is counting? Now that we have “it”, exactly what is “it” we have? Well, it certainly isn’t a clean repealing of laws governing firearm possession. Rather it is a… Read more »

SC Constitutional Carry to be Debated in the Senate Wednesday, January 24

The South Carolina Senate voted today to begin debating H3594, known as the “South Carolina Constitutional Carry/Second Amendment Preservation Act of 2023” on Wednesday, January 24, 2024. If you’d like to watch the process, the Statehouse live streams chamber video, which you can watch/listen to on your phone or computer at this link. The session… Read more »

Firearms Bills in Committee, Tuesday, 4-25-2023

S109, S127, & S638 will be heard in the full Senate Judiciary committee Tuesday afternoon, April 25, 2023. The meeting is scheduled for 3 PM or 15 minutes after the Senate adjourns, whichever is later. The Judiciary Committee meeting will be in Room 308 of the Gressette Building at the South Carolina Statehouse. Please… Read more »

Senate Judiciary Constitutional Carry Hearing

The South Carolina Senate Judiciary Subcommittee will be discussing SC 109 (one of the Constitutional Carry bills) on Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at 1 PM in the Gressette Building, Room 308. This is NOT the same Constitutional Carry bill that passed the House! I’m not sure what type of bull Judiciary Committee Chairman Luke… Read more »

H3594 Now In The Senate

H3594, The South Carolina Constitutional Carry/Second Amendment Preservation Act of 2023, is now officially in the Senate. The first reading on the floor was today and it was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. Now is the time to contact the Judiciary Chairman and the other members of the Judiciary Committee. (803) 212-6610 Rankin, Luke… Read more »

H3594 Constitutional Carry Update 2/22/2023

South Carolina H3594 has passed the second reading in the House with amendments & will have it’s third reading tomorrow before being turned over to the Senate for the process to start over again. If the Senate makes ANY changes to the version of the bill the House approves then it goes BACK to the… Read more »