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    Ashley Hall director recognized by county council for gun incident

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    The woman who stepped in front of an armed woman last February and prevented her from walking onto the campus of Ashley Hall School was recognized by Charleston County Council. More>>

    Stavrinakis upset woman who confronted Alice Boland denied award Video included

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    Rep. Leon Stavrinakis went to Twitter to express his disappointment that the hero woman who police say stopped Alice Boland was not awarded the Order of the Palmetto.
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    Justice department grants $900,000 to SLED for NICS database

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    The State Law Enforcement Division got a big helping hand from the justice department on Friday as it sets up the state's criminal background check database. More>>

    On tour, Giffords' actions speak on gun control

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    Thirty months after a gunman shot her through the head, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has become the face of the fight for gun control. More>>

    House approves allowing concealed guns in bars

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    The House has approved a bill allowing South Carolina residents with concealed weapon permits to carry their guns into restaurants and bars. More>>

    Gov Haley signs law to keep guns from mentally ill

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    Gov. Nikki Haley has signed a law designed to keep mentally ill residents from buying guns. More>>

    Gov's office: Haley will sign Boland Bill

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    The fast-tracked background checks bill that came out of a gun incident outside of a downtown Charleston school is headed to the governor's desk. Now the governor is poised to sign it.
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    'Boland Bill' passes SC House unanimously

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    The so-called Boland Bill, a bipartisan bill that aims to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill by mandating reporting to a federal database, was passed unanimously by the state's House on Wednesday. More>>

    Grand jury indicts Boland on 5 state charges Video included

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    Solicitor Scarlett Wilson said she will wait to pursue state charges until federal authorities finish their prosecution. More>>

    Solicitor holds press conference on Alice Boland case

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    Solicitor Scarlett Wilson will hold a press conference Wednesday afternoon regarding the Alice Boland case. More>>

    Moms protest against gun violence

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    Moms worried about gun violence braved the wind Wednesday to hold signs along Highway 17 in front of Lindsay Graham's Mount Pleasant office. More>>

    Doctor finds loophole in mental health reporting system

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    An MUSC forensic psychiatrist says he doesn't know where to report patients who are dangerous, but do not meet requirements for being committed. More>>

    Alice Boland to get mental evaluation

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    A 28-year-old woman who authorities say unsuccessfully tried to fire a gun at officials at a private Charleston girls' school has been ordered to get a mental evaluation. More>>

    Boland Bill advances to SC House Judiciary Committee

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    The state House bill aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of the mentally ill has advanced out of the House subcommittee with unanimous approval. More>>

    How does an adjudication hearing work?

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    An forensic psychiatrist who testifies in Charleston's probate court hearings explains the process. More>>

    Alice Boland indicted on federal gun charges for Ashley Hall incident Video included

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    The woman accused of trying to fire a gun outside of Ashley Hall School is now facing federal charges. More>>

    Graham: Criminally mentally ill 'should not be able to' buy guns Video included

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    Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Mark Begich (D-AK) introduced legislation Wednesday afternoon aimed at preventing gun violence through stronger background check prosecutions. More>>

    Second SC 'Boland Bill' gives legislation better chance Video included

    State senators gathered in Columbia Wednesday morning, their debate centered on the state senate's version of the ‘Boland Bill'. More>>

    Graham to announce background prosecution bill Wednesday Video included

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    Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Mark Begich (R-AK) will introduce legislation Wednesday afternoon to prevent gun violence through stronger background check prosecutions. More>>

    Preliminary hearing postponed in Boland case

    Alice Boland's next court appearance has been rescheduled, according to Charleston County magistrate court records. More>>

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