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SC lawmakers react to Gov. McMaster’s call for a USC presidential vote

Some say they support the Governor's decision, but some think it sends a wrong message

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) –Several state lawmakers are reacting to Governor Henry McMaster’s (R-SC) role in calling a sudden meeting for the Board of Trustees to pick a new president at USC.  Senator Dick Harpootlian (D-Richland County) is one of several South Carolina senators who say General Robert Caslen is not the right person to lead the University of South Carolina….

SC bill would bar requiring transgender choice of bathrooms

The bill introduced Wednesday by Sen. Lee Bright would also require multi-stall bathrooms on public property to be designated and used "based on biological sex."

// ​_ // ]]> COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – A South Carolina senator wants to bar local governments from requiring businesses to let transgender people use the bathroom of their choice, saying he’s taking a “stand for decency and common sense.” The bill introduced Wednesday by Sen. Lee Bright would also require multi-stall bathrooms on public property to be designated and…