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South Carolina: Constitutional Carry Amendment Fails

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

South Carolina: Constitutional Carry Amendment Fails

Today, the Senate debated adding a constitutional carry amendment to House Bill 3094, the open carry bill. Unfortunately, the amendment failed to be adopted. If your state senator supported the constitutional carry amendment, you may click the button below to thank them.

Senators who supported the constitutional carry amendment:

Brian Adams
Wes Climer
Tom Davis
Stephen Goldfinch
Dwight Loftis
Rex Rice
Ross Turner
Thomas Alexander
Thomas Corbin
Michael Gambrell
Lawrence Grooms
Shane Martin
Katrina Shealy
Daniel Verdin, III
Richard Cash
Ronnie Cromer
Billy Garrett
Josh Kimbrell
Harvey Peeler
Scott Talley
Tom Young, Jr. 

Constitutional carry allows a law-abiding adult to carry a handgun without first having to obtain government permission. This ensures that citizens have the right to self-defense without government red tape or delays. Additionally, it maintains the existing Concealed Weapon Permit (CWP) system, so citizens who still wish to obtain a permit may do so. Currently, 20 other states have constitutional/permitless carry.

Please stay tuned to www.nraila.org and your email inbox for further updates.


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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.