Joe Cunningham has chosen Tally Parham Casey, a civil litigator who flew fighter jets during three combat tours over Iraq, to be his running mate in his quest to become South Carolina’s first Democratic governor in 20 years.
South Carolina’s attorney general joined 21 other attorneys general in a lawsuit filed Tuesday over what calls new White House guidance on sex discrimination that threats schools and programs that rely on federal nutrition assistance.
So, for pregnant South Carolinians, the closest access to abortion services would be in North Carolina, especially at clinics closest to the border in Asheville, Charlotte, Fayetteville, and Wilmington.
Along with expanding background checks for younger potential gun buyers, incentivizing states to establish red-flag laws, and putting more money toward mental health resources, the law closes the “boyfriend loophole” at the federal level.
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.
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.
Attorney General Alan Wilson and 18 other attorneys general sent a letter to US Attorney General Merrick Garland Tuesday, asking him to investigate alleged violence against anti-abortion organizations.