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“You’re doing a fine job, but YOU’RE FIRED!”

by Stefan Varner Democratic LGBT Committee Chairperson Earlier in the week President Donald Trump issued one of his 'official tweets' that thousands of transgender service members would be banned from their jobs, and he did so under the premise that this was due to conversations with Generals and other military professionals. And then Press Secretary Sarah…
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Resolution – Voter Data Resolution (July 10, 2017)

Whereas: The Horry County Democratic Party maintains strict management of voter data to ensure security and Whereas: Data breaches have been experienced at the State and  Federal Government levels and Whereas: Great harm can occur to citizens as a result of data breaches and no widespread voter fraud has been documented, Be it Resolved: That the Horry County Democratic Party…
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Resolution – Opioid Addiction Legislation (July 10, 2017)

Title: A Medical v. Moral Approach to Opioid Addiction Legislation Whereas: Opioid drugs, both prescriptive and illicit, are the primary driver of death due to addiction, and, Whereas: According to the CDC, Opioid caused deaths have quadrupled since 1999, and, Whereas: According to the CDC, nationally, 33,091 deaths occurred in 2015, (2016 not yet available) and, Whereas:…

July 6 Deadline to Say “No” to Injuring, Killing Hundreds of Thousands of Whales, Dolphins, Sea Life

The Trump Administration is expediting permits for five companies to conduct seismic airgun surveys across most of the mid- and south Atlantic, as the first step in oil and gas exploration. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is considering whether to grant “Incidental Harassment Authorizations (IHA)” to these companies. Translation? Each IHA would allow a company to harass, injure or kill approximately…

Leadership and Humanity – Correcting the Record

By Stefan Varner. Recently, I was fortunate enough to witness the inspiring speech about the removal of the Jefferson Davis and other Civil War monuments in the great city of New Orleans, Louisiana. I say "great" not because of the geographical location or its physical beauty, but because of Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City Council Members, and other courageous leaders who, after…

HCDP Calls on South Carolinians to Join Fight Against Projected Health Benefit Loss to 353,000 Statewide

Conway, SC, May 20--Bennie Swans, chairman of the Horry County Democratic Party, calls for “all people of conscience to undertake a new wave of citizen action” to stop the devastating impact the Republican health care bill would have on South Carolinians and all but wealthy Americans. Mr. Swans pointed to projections by Families USA which show that…

SCDP Officer Candidate Forum on April 1 in Florence

The South Carolina Democratic Party has announced its SCDP Officer Candidate Forum for the Pee Dee region. It is taking place this Saturday, April 1, at 4:00pm at the Poynor Adult Education Center at 301 South Dargan Street in Florence.  Click here to RSVP. The following candidates have filed for these officer positions (listed in alphabetical order by last name): Chair: Cedric…

Seeking Professional Mentors and Internships for CCU Students

Horry Democrats are partnering with the Social Action Committee of Bethel AME Church in Conway to seek professional mentors and internships for local college students. Conway residents Deloris Rozier and Janice Miller, co-leaders of the Social Action Committee, recently met with the Coastal Carolina University affiliate of the NAACP, when the idea was generated. The CCU students…

March in March: Voter Outreach and Registration Continues

HCDP's "March in March" voter education campaign continues this month with a voter registration drive and phonebanks to reach Horry County voters. On Saturday, March 25, HCDP will partner with the Social Action Committee of Bethel AME Church in Conway on a voter registration canvas in the Conway area. Volunteers will meet at the HCDP office and canvas…

The Four Freedoms, Democratic Values, and the Conservative Challenge

By Julia Parker. On January 6, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed Congress in his State of the Union speech, historically known as the Four Freedoms Speech. The Four Freedoms defined minimum rights of all humanity, and within the speech, Roosevelt also included six qualities of a strong and healthy democracy, and activities of government…

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