To keep and bear arms

WITH one of the highest murder rates among OECD countries—second only to Mexico—America retains its reputation as a disproportionately dangerous country. The number of violent assaults in America is comparable to […]

Mass Shootings Are Preventable

In this June 23, 2015 article in The Atlantic, David Frum makes the point, and substantiates it, that, although no single law could stop all mass shootings, smart steps can […]

Gun-control debate rises over domestic-violence protections

When Lori Jackson was murdered last May by a man who police identified as her estranged husband, the mother of two from Oxford had a temporary restraining order in place, […]

Appropriations Committee Passes Bills to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence Abuse

The Appropriations Committee of the General Assembly has passed SB 650,  An Act Concerning Temporary Restraining Orders. Previously, the bill passed the Judiciary Committee. Now it is on to the State […]

The Post and Courier wins Pulitzer Prize for domestic violence series

The Post and Courier on Monday was awarded the year’s most prestigious Pulitzer Prize for its series about the deadly toll that domestic violence takes on South Carolina women. The […]