When South Carolina’s legislative session resumes in January (just before the state hosts the “First in the South” Republican presidential debate), one of the state’s influential conservative policy organizations, the Palmetto Family Council More… (PFC), has a spate of policy and legislative items it hopes the Legislature will either approve
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UPDATE: Oct. 6 Amended with a correction.
A new congressional proposal More… to funnel federal grant money from sex-education programs that instruct in pregnancy and STI-preventive measures into abstinence-only curriculum evokes memories of a similar federally-mandated initiative that emerged during the Bush administration.
While Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been criticized by some of his opponents, mainly Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, for a failed 2007 attempt to mandate (with an opt-out provision) HPV vaccinations for pre-teens More…, he has a defender in Oran P. Smith, president of South Carolina’s conservative
The Family Research Council, a religious-right outfit some watchdog organizations have called an anti-gay hate group More…, has recently become quite vocal in its opposition to government spending and has called for drastic cuts to social programs. But a survey by The American Independent shows that FRC’s state-based affiliates, called
The leader of South Carolina’s Focus on the Family affiliate, the Palmetto Family Council More…, was among several conservative leaders recently asked to weigh in on the same-sex-marriage views of speculated presidential contender Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Like many of the other leaders, Palmetto Family President Oran Smith was less
Influential Focus on the Family affiliate both a critic, former recipient of federal funding for social issues
Provided South Carolina’s GOP can raise enough money to host the coveted first-in-the-South GOP presidential primary, the state will significantly impact which Republican is nominated to face off with President Obama in 2012. A South Carolina conservative policy group, the Palmetto Family Council More…, has seized on this spotlight to
Former Utah governor and U.S. ambassador to China Jon Hunstman is the first contender in the 2012 presidential race to respond to a recent challenge from South Carolina’s influential Focus on the Family affiliate, Palmetto Family Council. More…