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?
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
Calling the state government “broken and dysfunctional” and vowing to overhaul South Carolina’s failing education system not just “tinker around the edges”, gubernatorial candidate Phil Nobel promised to be a “big”, “bold”, agent of change.
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.
Sarai Bautista is a Dreamer. She lives in Easley, as she has ever since she was brought here at age 11. There are an estimated 6500 Dreamers in the Upstate; Sarai estimates 6 or 7 have been willing to speak out. Sarai is one of those. Here’s her story.