Uber, a 5-year-old company that has raised about $2.7 billion in cash and is valued by investors at over $40 billion, is in the limelight these days. It is expanding at breakneck speed, hiring thousands [more]
Three background checks per second; Black Friday's buying frenzy resulted in the largest ever number of firearms purchased on the US retail day. More than 175,000 gun background checks in total. It has been an [more]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. —California lawmakers on Friday acted on bills that tackle firearm safety and add rules for ammunition sales. The Senate unanimously passed SB505 by Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara. It would require officers to search [more]
SEATTLE, WA - A newly conducted poll among Washington voters shows strong support for a ballot that would require background checks for all gun sales across the state. Initiative 594, which requires background checks for [more]
South Carolina Background Check and Gun Laws
A person who is not engaged in an unlawful activity and who is attacked in another place where he has a right to be, including, but not limited to, his place of business, has no duty to retreat and has the right to stand his ground and meet force with force, including deadly force, if he reasonably believes it is necessary to prevent death or great bodily injury to himself or another person or to prevent the commission of a violent crime as defined in Section 16-1-60.