The US Supreme Court’s ruling Friday to strip the constitutionally guaranteed right to access abortions nationwide opens the door for state legislatures to impose tighter restrictions and even total bans on the procedure, with South Carolina’s among them.
According to Tucker’s arrest warrant released by the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, he was driving on Dinkins Mill Road in Rembert on May 3, when he shot rounds into another occupied car that was also traveling on the roadway.
Republican Gov. Henry McMaster called South Carolina’s upcoming state budget “the most transparent and accountable budget in modern times” while renewing his call for more openness into how public dollars are spent.
The Senate on Thursday easily approved a bipartisan gun violence bill that seemed unthinkable just a month ago, clearing the way for final congressional approval of what will be lawmakers’ most far-reaching response in decades to the nation’s run of brutal mass shootings.