The Upstate chapters of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense joined with chapters around the country to demand the Senate act on gun violence prevention measures.
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
Jennifer Wells is a career prosecutor who handles domestic violence and other violent crimes cases in the Upstate. She sees the results of gun violence every day. She spoke passionately about the toll gun violence takes in our state where domestic violence is frequent and guns are often a
“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
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
By Laura Haight There was no concealing the message more than 2,000 protestors carried through the streets of Greenville on Saturday: Thoughts and prayers aren’t cutting it; the time has come for action on gun control. Armed with signs and led by a passionate team of students, the throng
The state senate has SB449, a bill permitting permitless carry, on the docket. While at the other end of the spectrum HB516 would try to end the Charleston Loophole that put a gun in the hand of Dylan Roof. Welcome to Advocacy Day 2018.