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Supreme Court Denies Emergency Stay, Same-Sex Marriages Begin In SC

The Supreme Court denied an emergency stay filed by SC Attorney General Alan Wilson. Marriage equality is now legal in the Palmetto State, and couples began marrying at noon on Thursday, November 20,2014. 

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The Supreme Court denied an emergency stay filed by SC Attorney General Alan Wilson. Marriage equality is now legal in the Palmetto State, and couples began marrying at noon on Thursday, November 20, 2014.

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GOP Activist Says Michelle Obama Resembles Gorilla

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A prominent member of South Carolina’s Republican Party made a racist statement on Facebook comparing the First Lady to a Gorilla, and still hasn’t given a real apology for it.

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Judge Overturns South Carolina’s Ban On Same- Sex Marriage

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In a history- making decision, a South Carolina judge has ruled the state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.

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SC Exit Poll Actually Asked if Blacks Are ‘Getting Too Demanding’ in ‘Push For Equal Rights’ (VIDEO)

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“Blacks are getting too demanding in their push for equal rights. Agree or Disagree?” –A 2014 exit poll conducted in South Carolina.

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You Won’t Believe What This Girl Was Caught Shoplifting!

You Won’t Believe What This Girl Was Caught Shoplifting!

It’s embarrassing enough to be caught shoplifting – Marched to the mall security office, held in a room that smells of old cigarettes and rent-a-cops, getting picked up by the real police and all that goes with that – but Karla Farmer of Spartanburg, South Carolina was nabbed by mall […]

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Nikki Haley Defends Flying Confederate Flag On Statehouse Grounds: Corporate CEOs Haven’t Told Me To Take It Down (VIDEO)

Nikki Haley Defends Flying Confederate Flag On Statehouse Grounds: Corporate CEOs Haven’t Told Me To Take It Down (VIDEO)

South Carolina Republican Governor Nikki Haley revealed who really controls the state during a debate about whether or not the Confederate flag should be removed from the statehouse grounds.

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Widescale Corruption Scandal Rocks South Carolina’s GOP Statehouse

State and federal authorities are investigating allegations of vote selling and other crimes in South Carolina's statehouse.

Aside from the vote selling investigation, authorities are also looking into whether state lawmakers have been funneling money from the state budget into their own pockets.

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South Carolina Teacher Tries To Force Atheist Student To Recite Pledge Of Allegiance, Threatens Him With Punishment

South Carolina Teacher Tries To Force Atheist Student To Recite Pledge Of Allegiance, Threatens Him With Punishment

An atheist student has blown the whistle on a teacher who tried to force him to stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance against his will or face punishment for continuing to refuse.

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White Cop Shoots Unarmed Black Man ‘Point Blank’ Over Seat Belt Violation (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

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In an encouraging and uncharacteristic turn of events, police response to this white officer on black citizen assault has been fair-minded.

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Democratic Rep. Suggests ‘Sexting’ To Organize Voters (VIDEO)

Democratic Rep. Suggests ‘Sexting’ To Organize Voters (VIDEO)

Rep. James Clyburn has a strange suggestion to get people to the polls.

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Father Confesses To Killing His Five Children And Putting Them In Trash Bags

Father Confesses To Killing His Five Children And Putting Them In Trash Bags

A South Carolina man has confessed to murdering his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama.

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Police Mercilessly Punch Defenseless Man In The Head As Walmart Shoppers Watch In Horror (VIDEO)

Police severely beat a defenseless man in a South Carolina Walmart. (Screen capture via Raw Story)

Walmart shoppers in South Carolina were left traumatized on Saturday after local police in Greenville beat the hell out of a defenseless man in front of them. And the whole thing was caught on camera.

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Conservative Christian Candidate Calls Creationism A ‘Scientific Theory’ In Race For Top Education Post In South Carolina

Conservative Christian Candidate Calls Creationism A ‘Scientific Theory’ In Race For Top Education Post In South Carolina

Sheri Few, running to become the state superintendent of education in South Carolina, has the foolish notion that creationism is a scientific theory.

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GOP Election Official: ‘Send Liberal Blacks Back To Africa’

Racist, homophobic, nasty...yup! He's a Republican!

But so what? He’s just another ‘isolated incident’ and the bile he regularly spews on his Twitter account doesn’t mean anything, right? Somehow, it never does.

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Conservative Christian Lawmakers Surrender To Science In South Carolina

After realizing that her state of South Carolina has never named a state fossil third grader, Olivia McConnell, took it upon herself to make it happen. Image: Joseph Martinez

Creationism has suffered another defeat at the hands of science as conservative Christian lawmakers in South Carolina agreed to strike religious language from a bill naming a state fossil.

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GOP’s Plan To Make Teaching Creationism Mandatory In South Carolina Almost A Reality

GOP’s Plan To Make Teaching Creationism Mandatory In South Carolina Almost A Reality

Despite the fact that there is zero scientific evidence discrediting evolution, South Carolina Republicans want to force teachers to present religious creationism to students as an argument against it.

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S.C. Republican Ray Moore Comes Up With The Dumbest Reason Ever To Homeschool (VIDEO)

Jubilee Museum & Catholic Cultural Center (Columbus, Ohio), interior, replica of Catholic grade school classroom.

Republican candidate for Georgia’s lieutenant governor Ray Moore thinks replacing Georgia’s public schools with church-run schools would be a good idea.

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South Carolina Town’s Bigoted Mayor Fires Openly-Gay Police Chief

Crystal Moors is comforted by Latta residents after being fired.

The openly-bigoted mayor of Latta, S.C., fired the town’s first openly-gay policy chief. She had 7 reprimands in one day, but they might be trumped up.

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South Carolina Tries To Give Fertilized Eggs “Stand Your Ground” Rights

South Carolina Tries To Give Fertilized Eggs “Stand Your Ground” Rights

  This article was originally posted on Proudtobeafilthyliberalscum.com No, it isn’t Steve Stockman’s wet dream come true but it’s almost as stupid. Once upon a time, Republicans in South Dakota tried to give other people the right to “defend” a fetus by shooting an abortion doctor. That didn’t work out […]

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SC Republicans Won’t Help Little Girl Name A State Fossil Until They Get Creationism Included In Bill

After realizing that her state of South Carolina has never named a state fossil third grader, Olivia McConnell, took it upon herself to make it happen. Image: Joseph Martinez

After realizing that her state of South Carolina has never named a state fossil third grader, Olivia McConnell, took it upon herself to make it happen.

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