Palmetto Family Council produces accurate, in-depth research to inform South Carolinians – citizens and policy makers alike – on the important policy decisions concerning faith, family and freedom.

South Carolina Cultural Indicators

In most cases, cultural and social trends in South Carolina reflect those generally found in the United States as a whole, but in some areas South Carolina appears to be outpacing the aggregate. Learn all about it in the latest edition of Palmetto Family’s Cultural Indicators.

Father Absence: A South Carolina Crisis

A new body of research now points to a link between absent fathers and a variety of social pathologies regardless of socioeconomic background, race, and educational attainment.