MEET JOSHUA PUTNAM
Host of Faith and Family Statehouse Update and President of Palmetto Family
The Honorable Joshua Putnam is a former member of the South Carolina House of Representatives. Joshua served for four terms in the General Assembly before joining Palmetto Family as the organization’s fourth President since its creation in 1994. He served as the chairman of several sub-committees and was recognized nationally as an emerging leader within state governments.
As one of the state’s youngest-ever elected officials, Joshua led on many important legislative reforms, which helped strengthen the family unit. The state’s foster care system, along with fraternity hazing laws saw historic transformations under his leadership.
Joshua attended North Greenville University where he received a B.S. in Marketing and minor in Business Administration. He married his love, Holly Moyers, in the fall of 2013. They enjoy raising their three young children Asher, Abram and Anniston in Powdersville, SC.
He is passionate about impacting the lives of others through government, and his paramount priority is serving his Lord and Savior. The Putnam’s attend Grace Church in Powdersville.
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.