Same-sex couples seeking marriage rights are 'Gremlins that will only destroy our way of life,' says Republican candidate Anthony Culler.
The state's Supreme Court, at the request of Attorney General Alan Wilson, has blocked issuance of such licenses.
Colleen Condon and Nichols Bleckley may become the first same-sex couple to legally wed in South Carolina.
Columbia, S.C.'s mayor became the 500th mayor to sign on with Freedom to Marry, a bipartisan organization asking for the end of marriage discrimination.
The Republican attorney general said his office sees no reason to change its strategy after a federal court with jurisdiction over South Carolina struck down a similar ban on same-sex marriage in Virginia.
The state budget requires two colleges to make up for having put LGBT-themed books on student reading lists by teaching about the nation's founding documents.
The State Senate voted to restore funds that the House cut from two schools in retaliation over the assignment of LGBT-inclusive reading material, but the schools will be required to use the money to teach about the U.S. Constitution and other founding documents.
Crystal Moore of Latta, S.C., speaks out on her firing, while the Town Council holds her job open in hopes of rehiring her.
Residents of Latta, S.C., say Crystal Moore was an exemplary officer and chief, but Mayor Earl Bullard wanted to get rid of her because she's a lesbian.
One has already compared the offering of LGBT materials to indoctrination in skinhead culture and radical Islam, and now another says 'all of America should be outraged' at the University of South Carolina Upstate.