ABOUT THE SHOW
Though most choose to focus on the laws enacted by the national government, the majority of laws that affect you on a daily basis were written and passed by state and local government.
That’s why Faith and Family Statehouse Update is dedicated to informing you about the issues at the South Carolina Statehouse that will affect your faith and your family.
As a former member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, host Joshua Putnam knows that it’s vital for you to be aware of what your legislators are debating on a daily basis. He also has inside knowledge of how politics work at the Statehouse and what exactly you need to know.
Each week, he will dive into an important topic legislators are discussing at the Statehouse. These conversations will be bite-sized and full of educational information.
Recently, South Carolina decision makers have turned their attention to curbing the demand for commercial sex by increasing the penalties for soliciting sex. Senator Katrina Shealy understands this new approach and has taken action.
Free speech is important on South Carolina’s college campuses so that students can learn new ideas and learn to defend their sincerely-held beliefs. Rep. Garry Smith has introduced a bill to defend free speech on public universities.
Joshua Putnam discusses with Senator Larry Groom how a bill he’s introduced ensures that America’s founding documents are taught to every student at every South Carolina public university.
Hear Joshua Putnam talk to Representative Josiah Magnuson about the Personhood Act of South Carolina and how we could end all abortions in South Carolina.
Representative Lin Bennett shares how a bill that she’s introduced would ban dismemberment abortions, the most gruesome form of abortion, in South Carolina.
Learn from Representative John McCravy how South Carolina’s Heartbeat Bill is an important step on our journey to end all abortions in the Palmetto State.