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Voting in the Pandemic: We Need Action!

Lynn Teague

COVID-19 and existing South Carolina election procedures are a potentially deadly combination. COVID-19 is not going away in 2020, so the election procedures must change to protect us. Current South Carolina law will unnecessarily spread this disease by compelling the majority of our citizens to congregate in polling places on election day. This is a danger …

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Women in the Time of COVID-19

Front line women in SC

Back in 1965, future British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher famously declared, “If you want anything said, ask a man.  If you want anything done, ask a woman.”  Years earlier, Eleanor Roosevelt opined that “Women are like tea bags.  You never know how strong they are until they are in hot water.” We are all in hot …

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Women, Girls, and Climate Change

Climate change is all around us.   Last week, it was Storm Ciara that tore across the United Kingdom and brought dangerous levels of rain, wind, snow, and ice. People died. Travel chaos reigned for days.   Last month, it was hundreds of deadly wildfires in Australia, massive blazes fueled by three years of drought …

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Why Should I Care about H3054?

What if we could convince the S.C. legislature to pass a single bill that would profoundly affect every other political issue for decades to come? This year, we can. If H3054 becomes law, it will benefit the people of South Carolina for the foreseeable future by correcting a flawed system that allows legislators to choose …

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