All of them took place around the 4th of July holiday.
It’s now unclear if the Senate will be able to vote on the gun legislation next week.
Politicians in South Carolina have also weighed in on the issue, including a candidate for governor and the current governor himself.
South Carolina AG Wilson part of coalition calling on Supreme Court to review NJ law limiting magazine capacity
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson joined a group of 24 states in calling on the Supreme Court to review a New Jersey law limiting magazine capacities in firearms.
By Jeffrey Collins
Gov. Henry McMaster said Monday he signed into law a bill allowing people with concealed weapons permits from the state to carry their guns in the open.
On Tuesday, South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced that he won a lawsuit filed against the City of Columbia over gun laws.
The chances of South Carolina joining most other states allowing licensed people to openly carry pistols and not hide them under a jacket has dimmed. A small group of senators met Tuesday to discussed a House-passed open carry bill but didn’t find time to vote on it.
After the latest mass shootings, President Joe Biden formally announced new executive actions aimed at gun safety on Thursday. Alongside Biden was his attorney general, who also laid out new policies working with law enforcement and states on the issue.
State lawmakers further debate open carry bill, table amendment allowing open carry without training
There was heated debate on the Statehouse floor Wednesday, as lawmakers discussed the open carry bill. For hours, state representatives went back and forth on whether or not gun owners should be able to carry firearms out in the open.
A second open carry law is making its way through the Statehouse. Tuesday afternoon, members of the House Judiciary Committee began debate on the “Constitutional Carry Act.”