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South Carolina: Please Attend the Second Special “Gun Issues” Committee Hearing Next Week

Monday, September 26, 2016

South Carolina: Please Attend the Second Special “Gun Issues” Committee Hearing Next Week

While the South Carolina General Assembly is not currently in session, a special committee of state Senators will be holding their second public hearing to discuss “gun issues” in South Carolina. The hearing will be held by the Senate Gun Issues Special Committee, chaired by state Senator Gerald Malloy (D-29).  Also serving on the committee are Senators Chip Campsen (R-43), Chauncey Gregory (R-16), Greg Hembree (R-28), and Marlon Kimpson (D-42). 

It is critical that NRA members and others who support our rights guaranteed under the Second Amendment show up to this hearing and express their opposition to any new gun laws that will do nothing to thwart violent criminals and will only affect law-abiding citizens.  You can be sure that former New York City Mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg will use his anti-gun group, Everytown for Gun Safety, to promote these hearings as a vehicle to inspire the filing of countless bills designed to eradicate our Right to Keep and Bear Arms.

This is the second in a series of hearings. The meeting is scheduled for next Monday, October 3.  Meeting details can be found below.  Your NRA-ILA will be sure to inform you about the additional meetings closer to their scheduled dates.

Monday, October 3, 2016
6:00 - 8:00 pm
College of Charleston
Stern Center Ballroom
71 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424
Public garage parking can be found at http://www.cofc.edu/visit/publicparking.php. The George St. Garage (located on St. Philip St. between George St. and Liberty St.) appears to be the closest garage to the Stern Center.

Please stay tuned to www.nraila.org and your email inbox for further updates about the Senate “Gun Issues” Special Committee meetings. 

BY NRA-ILA Staff

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