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Delay Tactics Being Used in the SC. Senate to Prevent Passage of Self-Defense Bill
NRA-ILA ^ | 19 April, 2013 | NRA-ILA

Posted on 04/22/2013 8:45:19 PM PDT by marktwain

Charlotte, NC --( 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 Email

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 Email

Senator Gerald Malloy (D-29) Columbia: (803) 212-6172 District: (843) 339-3000 Email

Senator Kent Williams (D-30) Columbia: (803) 212-6000 District: (843) 423-8237 Email

Senator Yancey McGill (D-32) Columbia: (803) 212-6132 District: (843) 355-7217 Email

Senator Bradley Hutto (D-40) Columbia: (803) 212-6140 District: (803) 534-5218 Email

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: banglist; ccw; guncontrol; restaurant; sc; secondamendment
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1 posted on 04/22/2013 8:45:19 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

frivolous delaying tactics are evil and should never be tolerated. For Shame!

2 posted on 04/22/2013 8:53:17 PM PDT by Psiman (PS I am not a crackpot)
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To: 2nd amendment mama


3 posted on 04/22/2013 9:09:10 PM PDT by basil
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To: marktwain

It is long past the time when the 2nd Amendment defenders should stop playing defense and start playing offense with proposals to repeal past legislation such as the unconstitutional 1968 gun laws. Keep the unconstitutional anti02nd Amendment legislators too busy defending their ill gotten political gains to spend any further time and political capital necessary to cause any new anti-2nd Amendment mischief.

4 posted on 04/22/2013 9:10:11 PM PDT by WhiskeyX (The answer is very simple and easy to understand economics. The U.S. Treasury is printing vast)
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To: marktwain

I do not understand enough about the bill to comment on it. SC has pretty good CCW privileges. What would this bill do?

5 posted on 04/22/2013 9:14:46 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

It appears that it allows CCW holders to carry in restaurants that serve alcohol.

6 posted on 04/23/2013 6:08:30 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

This allows us to carry in a restaurant that serves alcohol...most in my area do. If my wife and I go out to dinner in the evening, I have to leave the gun in the car (which is stupid) then, in the dark walk from the restaurant to the parking lot...for seniors, a most vulnerable time. I don’t need a drink when I’m carrying, nobody does. So carry inti the restaurant but don’t drink...simple ...that’s 308.

7 posted on 04/23/2013 6:24:09 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ( EVERY DIME Obama Spends is given to him by the Republicans in the House.)
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To: ThePatriotsFlag

This allows us to carry in a restaurant that serves alcohol...most in my area do.

See testimony by Suzanna Gratia Hupp (all over youtube, easy to find) if you’re not already familiar.

8 posted on 04/23/2013 11:15:28 AM PDT by Peet (Come back with a warrant.)
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