South Carolina’s Post and Courier has a bizarre and heartbreaking story today about adoption scammers, who are tricking desperate childless couples and then vanishing. The truly weird thing: some of them aren’t doing it for money, but instead, as the paper puts it, “for the sheer sport of breaking some stranger’s…
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has signed into law a bill that bans abortions after 19 weeks, making it the 17th state to pass a law banning abortions that early. South Carolina’s law makes no exceptions for rape or incest.
In other news your reproductive organs and rights will not enjoy, South Carolina legislators have passed a bill banning abortion after 19 weeks, making it the 17th state to uphold the prohibitive measure.
The last time Thomas Ravenel ran for office, he’ll now admit to me, his message needed work. “I kept saying during the campaign, I’m good on policy, I’m good in business,” Ravenel said. “Not so great in my personal relationships, but hey, two out of three ain’t bad. But I think that I was wrong. You really have to…
Leigh Anne Arthur, a high school teacher in Union County, South Carolina, says she was forced to resign after a student stole her phone and shared a nude photograph of her. According to Arthur, a 16-year-old boy took her phone while she was momentarily out of the classroom. The phone, which was sitting on Arthur’s…
On July 22, a day after she was arrested at a hospital for failing to pay court fines, Joyce Curnell, 50, of Edisto Island, South Carolina, was found dead at the Charleston County jail “because she was deprived of water,” her family alleges.
Last week, Jezebel wrote about how a large percentage of South Carolinians who voted for sunken, corroding soufflé Donald Trump supported banning Muslims and/or homosexuals from entering the United States. Chill. What we didn’t write (but still think you should be aware of) is that a bunch of his
GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA— On Saturday, the day of South Carolina’s Republican primary election, Ted Cruz’s Greenville campaign office was buzzing with volunteers—and at least one man who said he was with Keep the Promise, the super PAC that operates as Cruz’s hugely well-funded shadow campaign apparatus.
In the single good thing that’s occurred in this election season so far, the Daily Beast reports that Ted Cruz and Ben Carson met for a very tense secret meeting in a storage closet in a South Carolina convention center near the bathrooms. As you do.
It would appear that Jeb Bush, who not long ago declared “I’m not going to take off my stinking glasses,” and “I think I look pretty damn good [in glasses],” has suddenly changed positions.
George W. Bush is out on the campaign trail stumping for Jeb, a development that definitely does not give us chilling flashbacks and stress diarrhea. Last night they went on Fox News together, where Sean Hannity beamed at them with delight and W. joyfully mangled the English language as though not a single day had…
The traveling cavalcade of bullshit known as primary season moved to South Carolina this week, where Trump voters continue to come up with new reasons for the rest of us to say we’re Canadian when traveling abroad. This time: a new poll shows that 31% of them would back a ban on homosexuals entering the United States.
Earlier today, Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will deliver the Republican rebuttal to this year’s State of the Union address. During the announcement Ryan and McConnell commended Haley’s tenure as governor, pointing to her economic record.
South Carolina could spend up to $3.6 million to house and display the Confederate flag that once flew in front of the statehouse. After a long deliberation, the state removed the flag in July after nine members of Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal were murdered in a hate crime.
As if this story could get any worse, the South Carolina teenage girl who was seen being violently thrown around in her classroom by a police officer in a video earlier this week is reported to have recently lost her mother.
Ben Fields, the officer caught on tape snatching a black 16-year-old student from her desk and body-slamming her at Spring Valley High School in South Carolina, has been fired.
After a widely disseminated video of a school resource officer pulling a student out of her desk and tossing her like a rag doll at South Carolina’s Spring Valley High School, the F.B.I. and U.S. Justice Department are opening an investigation into the incident.
In the above video, now making the rounds on social media, a school resource officer at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina, confronts and then brutally manhandles a female student. Via WISTV: