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, including Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina, progress. For the next eight weeks, we’ll explore what exactly South Carolina has gotten from our Republican leadership – and why we can and should demand better. This infographic from the Giffords Law Center and its PDF explainer is part of that effort.
For more detail on this data, download The Economic Cost of Gun Violence in South Carolina, published by the Giffords Law Center.