Topic: South Carolina
South Carolina Sheriff Lott calls bathroom bill “unnecessary” and “unenforceable” Fox WACH • April 12, 2016 RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WACH) – Richland County Sheriff has released a statement about the highly-debated, proposed “bathroom bill” in South Carolina. SC Senate Bill 1203, commonly known as the bathroom bill, was proposed last week by Upstate Senator Lee Bright that would make trans
South Carolina Senator Introduces Bill He Says Mirrors North Carolina Anti-LGBT Bill HB2 The New Civil Rights Movement • April 6, 2016 South Carolina State Senator Lee Bright has just introduced a bill he says mirrors North Carolina’s anti-LGBT bill, known as HB2. The bill actually only mirrors the anti-LGBT portion and does not include the minimum wage and employment discrimination portions. “Multiple occupancy ba
South Carolina House Kills Anti-Discrimination Bill WJBF • May 6, 2015 Columbia, SC –Many South Carolina citizens are working to ban one kind of discrimination that’s still legal in the state. A House bill could make it illegal to discriminate against someone based on sexual orientation. Shortly after supporters of a bill to ban discrimination based on sexu
South Carolina House Will Vote on Bill to Ban Anti-Gay Discrimination Free-Times • April 30, 2015 Next week, the S.C. House will vote on a bill that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation in South Carolina. The bill was proposed two weeks ago by House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford in the wake of Indiana’s new Religious Freedom Act, a law that many fear would sanction discr
South Carolinians Split on Religious Freedom Debate The Augusta Chronicle • April 15, 2015 COLUMBIA — New poll results from Winthrop University show that 50 percent of likely GOP voters in South Carolina said business owners should not be allowed to refuse to serve gay and lesbian customers. Read more here.