The Republican Record: On gun violence

Who Cares About Gun Violence in South Carolina? South Carolina has been governed by Republicans for decades – in some parts of the state – for generations. In that time, the state has never crawled out of the basement on any major metric of governmental success. From education to

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The Republican Record on Guns: A survivor’s story

Melody McFadden was 17 when her mother was shot to death by her boyfriend. Years later, her niece was killed by in a mass shooting in Myrtle Beach. Melody, a minister and gun violence prevention advocate, has dedicated her life to fighting to make our world safer. In South Carolina – number 1

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The Republican Record on Guns: By the Numbers

South Carolina has been governed by Republicans for decades – in some parts of the state – for generations. In that time, the state has never crawled out of the basement on any major metric of governmental success. From education to GDP, the state languishes in the basement while other states,

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The Economic Cost of Gun Violence in South Carolina

South Carolina has been governed by Republicans for decades – in some parts of the state – for generations. In that time, the state has never crawled out of the basement on any major metric of governmental success. From education to GDP, the state languishes in the basement while other states,

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Moms Demand Action shows up to prevent gun violence

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is an activist organization that advocates to prevent gun violence. That includes fighting laws to loosen restrictions, while lobbying for common sense controls. This is one of an occasional series to spotlight the work of activist organizations in

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Should education funding be used to arm teachers?

“This or This?” is a series of posts on policy issues to draw the clear differences between the Republican administration and Democrats. This entry focuses on the intersection between gun control and education, particularly whether federal education funds should be used to arm teachers instead

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Next steps for sensible gun laws

Activated by an army of high school students, millions of gun violence activists filled the streets of cities and towns across the country on March 24. That was exciting, but it was just the beginning. So what do we do now?

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Gun control by the numbers: It may not be what you think

By Laura Haight Despite the growing demand for sensible gun regulations from both Republicans and Democrats, gun owners and NRA members, South Carolina legislators continue to promote dangerously lenient bills like SB 449. This bill would make it legal for anyone to carry a concealed weapon in

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