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The House and Senate will need to reconcile differences between their two versions of the bill before it can head to the desk of Gov. Henry McMaster, who has long said he would sign it into law.
Gun-control rules enacted by the city of Columbia violate state law and are invalid, a Richland County judge ruled May 4. Minutes after the ruling became public, a gun fight was reported in Five Points.
President Joe Biden, in his first gun-control measures since taking office, announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing a proliferation of gun violence across the nation that he called an "epidemic and an international embarrassment."
Greeting the families of gun violence victims and activists, he assured them: "We're absolutely determined to make change."
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer vowed Tuesday morning to bring to the Senate floor legislation passed by the House that would require background checks for most gun sales and transfers. He said the Senate "must confront a devastating truth" after a lack of congressional action on the issue for almost three decades.
A proposal aimed at ensuring South Carolinians can keep their weapons no matter what gun-control measures Washington, D.C., takes won early backing in the state Senate.
The letter comes as the state House is expected to debate and vote on one of the bills, which would allow trained gun owners with a permit to carry their handguns openly in public, as soon as this week.