Attorney General Alan Wilson responds to questions Wednesday, March 30, 2016 after he ousted special prosecutor David Pascoe, the 1st Judicial Circuit solicitor, after Pascoe asked the S.C. Supreme Court to allow him to use the statewide grand jury as part of his investigation, access that Pascoe said Wilson was denying him.
South Carolina still has laws that criminalize committing adultery, premarital sex and seducing a woman with the promise of marriage. The state also bans working on Sundays, playing pinball under age 18 and challenging someone to a duel.S.C. lawmakers want to repeal those laws and others that date back more than 300 years.
South Carolina head basketball coach Frank Martin told his family's immigration from Cuba story before introducing Gov. Nikki Haley at his friend, GOP presidential candidate Marco Rubio's rally in Columbia. Also joining them at the rally was Senator Tim Scott and Congressman Trey Gowdy.
Gov. Nikki Haley says that the country needs a Republican president who will also bring a "conscience" to the Republican party, leaving behind Washington politics as usual to focus on serving what the people want for the country.
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