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South Carolina: Delay Tactics Being Used in the State Senate in an Attempt to Prevent Passage of Critical Self-Defense Legislation

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Some misguided state senators in South Carolina are working to delay passage of Senate Bill 308, the Restaurant Carry bill introduced by state Senator Sean Bennett.  By introducing countless frivolous amendments, several senators are delaying passage of this critical self-defense bill.  While some have claimed that they support S 308 during the debate, countless frivolous amendments have been introduced, such as limiting the capacity of a Concealed Weapons Permit (CWP) holder’s carried firearm to six rounds or mandating that it only be a single-action firearm. 

Every amendment offered is designed to delay passage of S 308, which was even admitted on the Senate floor, and the senators who have been supporting them need to hear from you.  Delaying the passage of S 308 is a tactic designed to defeat the bill!

Please contact the following senators, who have supported gun rights in the past, and urge them to support efforts to end the debate on S 308 and bring it up for a vote IMMEDIATELY!

Senator Karl Allen (D-7)                   
Columbia: (803) 212-6040    
District: (864) 235-9049    
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Senator Glenn Reese (D-11)               
Columbia:  (803) 212-6108
District: (864) 585-1956
Email 

Senator Creighton Coleman (D-17)
Columbia: (803) 212-6032
District: (803) 635-6884
Email

Senator Nikki Setzler (D-26)
Columbia: (803) 212-6140 
District: (803) 796-1285
Email 

Senator Vincent Sheheen (D-27)
Columbia: (803) 212-6032
District: (803) 432-4391 
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Senator Gerald Malloy (D-29)
Columbia: (803) 212-6172
District: (843) 339-3000
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Senator Kent Williams (D-30)
Columbia: (803) 212-6000
District: (843) 423-8237
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Senator Yancey McGill (D-32)          
Columbia: (803) 212-6132
District: (843) 355-7217 
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Senator Bradley Hutto (D-40)
Columbia: (803) 212-6140
District: (803) 534-5218
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