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Bigotry Watch

South Carolina Lawmaker Deranged By LGBT Diversity On Campus?

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 2:55 PM April 10, 2014
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“The promotion at USC is a glorification of same sex orientation.” “It’s just not normal!” – South Carolina State Senator Mike Fair

Actions

South Carolina Senate Candidate Wants Teachers Armed With Assault Rifles

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 11:45 AM January 21, 2014
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“The Second Amendment is pretty clear. It says the right to carry arms should not be infringed.” – South Carolina State Senator Lee Bright

Elections

Democratic Party Tries To Muscle Pro-Marriage Equality Candidate Out Of South Carolina Senate Race

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 1:04 PM November 3, 2013
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UPDATE: The South Carolina Democratic Party has responded to Mr. Stamper’s claim saying: …we would like to set the record straight. At no point did the South Carolina Democratic Party urge Mr. Stamper not to run because of his stance on marriage…”

DOMA

First Challenge Made To South Carolina’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 4:35 PM September 3, 2013
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One by one couples are stepping up to challenge the laws of marriage inequality states. Friday, a highway patrol officer and her partner put South Carolina in play.

News

Slippery Spells: Gay-Inclusive Curriculum Leads To Witchcraft Says South Carolina Teacher

by David Badash ● 12:00 PM August 6, 2013
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A South Carolina teacher is making the rounds on the anti-gay circuit for his wild claims about homosexuality in the classroom. Now he’s afraid teaching LGBT equality is a slippery slope to witchcraft.

News

Ladies And Gentlemen, The Man Who Claimed He Would Be South Carolina’s Next GOP Senator

by David Badash ● 12:56 AM July 8, 2013
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Bruce Carroll, aka @GayPatriot, earlier this year claimed he was going to be South Carolina’s next Republican U.S. Senator. Tonight, he called Dan Savage a “TwatWaffle.”

families

First Do No Harm – South Carolina Guesses Wrong, Removes Baby Boy’s Penis

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 3:30 PM June 6, 2013
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MC, an intersex baby, was born a ward of the State of South Carolina. On the advice of MC’s doctors, case workers decided to surgically change him into a girl. They guessed wrong. Today at 8, MC identifies as a boy.

Healthcare

South Carolina To Sue Anyone Who Tries To Implement Obamacare

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 10:23 AM June 5, 2013
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It turns out there may be something South Carolina’s legislators hate more than marriage equality – Obamacare. And this week they will try to nullify it in South Carolina.

News

South Carolina: Mark Sanford Beats Elizabeth Colbert Busch In Special Congressional Election

by David Badash ● 8:36 PM May 7, 2013
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Former Republican Governor Mark Sanford has beat Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch in a special Congressional election for SC-01. Colbert Busch would have been the first woman in a half-century to take the seat.

News

South Carolina Lawmaker Outed As Gay, Says ‘I Don’t Think That’s A Sex Scandal In 2013′

by David Badash ● 6:56 PM March 8, 2013
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A local South Carolina lawmaker has been outed as gay by a blogger who himself made news when he claimed to have had an “inappropriate physical relationship” with Republican Nikki Haley weeks before she was elected Governor.

Bigotry Watch

Gingrich Wins South Carolina Primary By Significant Margin

by David Badash ● 7:22 PM January 21, 2012
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Newt Gingrich is the projected winner of the South Carolina primary, based on exit polling by NBC News, and CNN, which put the margin at 38-29.

Politics

Perry Says He’s Not Quitting: “Here we come South Carolina!!!”

by David Badash ● 11:51 AM January 4, 2012
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Perry just minutes ago via his Twitter account wrote, “And the next leg of the marathon is the Palmetto State…Here we come South Carolina!!!”

Bigotry Watch

South Carolina: Home Of Hate Crimes, Homophobia, Racism, And Hypocrisy

by David Badash ● 11:05 AM June 7, 2010

From its long history of slavery, suppression of women’s suffrage, and black and poor voter-disenfranchisement, to the George Rekers rentboy scandal, to last week’s racist epithets thrown by a state senator, to the racial slaying and dragging of a black man by his white co-worker, South Carolina has become the epicenter of everything that’s wrong […]

Healthcare

South Carolina: Not “So Gay” After All

by David Badash ● 3:07 PM March 11, 2009

South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford today said he will reject some of the federal stimulus money earmarked by Congress for his state. In what is clearly a move motivated to increase his popularity among Right-wing Conservatives, Stanford said, “Our objections to the so-called stimulus bill have been well-chronicled for the way it spends money that we […]