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.

Analyzing Concerns with Medical Cannabis as Proposed in S.366

Our desire at Palmetto Family is not to divide people of good will or demonize anyone taking a sincere position on medical marijuana, but rather to inform the public regarding this issue as it is currently being proposed to the Palmetto State and to give thoughtful, well-researched analysis.

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.