I'm done with secret judicial elections. It's time to end them now, so in a letter today to House and Senate leadership, I vowed to make the current election process as painful as possible until this terrible practice is ended.
For your convenience, here is a listing of how each legislator voted on H.3307 at each stage of the process. Don’t take my word for it—see the public record for yourself, which it links to.
The House passed—then abruptly un-passed—a ban on civil asset forfeiture in an unusual and deceptive series of moves by a trio of State House politicians.
I don’t normally get involved in Federal issues, but while I’m fighting to protect your right to carry in South Carolina, Senator Lindsay Graham is undermining our efforts by pushing for a national “red flag” law.
The events of the last 48 hours are an amazing story that demonstrates the power of God “over the affairs of men” and validates the effectiveness we can have when we embrace the power of confrontation in politics.
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Lucas’ ruling was promptly challenged by contrarian state representative Jonathon Hill, who appealed the ruling of the chair….The only problem? No recorded vote was ever taken….In other words, GOP lawmakers totally sidestepped three extremely difficult votes thanks to a highly questionable interpretation of the House rules.
The key, Hill argues, lies in informed consent and parental involvement — not in blanket bans. “Make sure they’re not being endangered by false information or inadequate information, but I don’t think we can usurp the right a person has to make decisions for themselves,” Hill said.