Community Safety

 

Gun Violence

  • Mandate background checks for all gun purchases including gun shows and private sales.
  • Create a comprehensive registration requirement for all firearms with a designated law enforcement agency.
  • Require every firearm owner to meet a licensing requirement.
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First Responders

  • Improve wages and protect retirement benefits for first responders.
  • Improve training for law enforcement focusing on community oriented policing.
  • Create new incentives that promote diversity in our police and fire departments.
  • Decriminalize marijuana possession to free up police and prisons for more serious crimes.

Immigration

  • Adopt a Guest Worker Program for those already living and working in South Carolina in the agriculture and hospitality industries.
  • Create a documentation system to allow immigrants to have regulated driving privileges.
  • Utilize the H-1B visa exemption for school districts to recruit teachers.