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Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against City of Columbia

Attorney General Alan Wilson filed a lawsuit with the South Carolina Supreme Court regarding a number of City of Columbia ordinances. “We have consistently advised for almost three decades, since 1991, that state law preempts local regulation of firearms. These ordinances clearly violate the state law that prohibits local governments from passing any gun laws… Read more »

South Carolina Attorney General Pushes Back Against Local Gun Grabs

In a letter to Columbia mayor Steve Benjamin dated December 3, 2019, South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson references S.C. Code of Laws (§ 23-31-510) which explicitly prohibits municipalities in the Palmetto State from passing “any ordinance that regulates or attempts to regulate … the transfer, ownership, possession, carrying, or transportation of firearms, ammunition, components… Read more »

SC Gun Group Says Richland County Proposal Could Violate State Law

The State newspaper recently ran an article about Richland County looking into creating gun ordinances. There was great discussion among the SC Carry board about this article. We decided it needed to be addressed. One of our board reached out to the reporter who wrote the article, and he did a follow-up article. Here is… Read more »

Senators Introduce Legislation to Allow Gun Manufacturers, Distributors and Dealers to be Sued

Thank you to Dan Roberts, who brought this article to my attention today. Although this is not within the state of South Carolina, where our organization focuses our efforts, it could greatly affect all things firearms related if anything comes to pass with this legislation. This same legislation has been introduces twice previously. Please take… Read more »

South Carolina Carry Adds Dr. Anselmo Nunez to Board of Directors

The South Carolina Carry, Inc. (SC Carry) board of directors has added Dr. Anselmo Nuñez to the board of directors during their May board meeting. Dr. Nuñez was chosen to be added to the board for his dedication to firearms education, safety, belief in preserving firearms rights for law-abiding citizens, and executive leadership experience. A… Read more »