May 1, 2021
On April 30, 2021, the National Association for Gun Rights and its state affiliate Palmetto Gun Rights criticized Senate Majority Leader Shane Massey for statements he made in opposition to Constitutional Carry.
“There will be an amendment to eliminate the permit requirement. I won’t vote for it,” Massey said to an activist in his district in a text message.
The amendment in question would turn House Bill 3094, which Senators recently recalled from committee, into Constitutional Carry. This would make it similar to Constitutional Carry bill HB 3096.
Earlier in 2021, the South Carolina