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ALAN WILSON

Attorney General, South Carolina

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February 11, 2022

“Our doctors, as well as their patients, need to know that doctors have the right to make important medical decisions, as long as they have the informed consent of their patients. In fighting COVID, the doctor should be given the broadest possible leeway,” - Attorney General Alan Wilson

February 4, 2022

“This administration should be celebrating healthcare workers for their sacrifices in the face of a pandemic. Instead, they continue to force a solution based on control and not based on science,” - Attorney General Wilson

February 2, 2022

“As the market continues to fluctuate, we anticipate seeing more fraudsters attempting to capitalize on investors’ uncertainty and use fear to manipulate investors out of their hard-earned money.”

January 11, 2022

 “Many of them are coming from other countries, so we need the Federal Communications Commission to take action because there’s nothing we can do as individual states.”

January 10, 2022

“We saw a nearly 15% increase in the number of victims reported to the National Human Trafficking Hotline,” Attorney General Wilson said. “Additionally, we are seeing a steady increase in the number of children and youth who have been identified by DSS as victims.”

January 2, 2022

“Yet another court has said no to this abuse of power and executive overreach. These mandates are garbage and we will continue to stand for the rule of law.”

November 30, 2021

“Our brave healthcare workers should not be subjected to such overreach by a President who wishes to rule by force.”

November 4, 2021

“Vaccinations for every employee have nothing to do with OSHA’s regulation of workplace safety. The President is flouting the rule of law to engage in federal overreach at its worst. He has little regard for the constitutional liberties of our citizens.”

October 29, 2021

“This is not about whether vaccines are a good idea,” Attorney General Wilson said. “I’m fully vaccinated and I encourage anyone who can to get it. But the way the Biden administration went about this is unconstitutional and I’m sworn to uphold the Constitution. No one designated President Biden as King Joseph the First.”

October 20, 2021

“While schools and teachers cannot promote their religion, it makes no sense to say that a coach praying alone is violating the Constitution.”

October 15, 2021

“Natural gas and oil prices are already going up and so is inflation overall, so South Carolinians cannot afford what amounts to a huge tax increase for oil and gas,” - Attorney General Wilson

October 7, 2021

"Investors should be aware that fraudsters may impersonate a regulator or registered firm by utilizing technology to create a fake website, misrepresent the business location or headquarters, or deceive investors or others in the securities industry by using fraudulent phone numbers."

September 29, 2021

In response to a federal judge’s ruling blocking enforcement of Proviso 1.108, which prohibits the use of state funds to enforce K-12 school mask mandates, Attorney General Alan Wilson said, “We disagree with the judge’s position and we plan to appeal.”

September 22, 2021

"the Heritage Act is one of the great achievements in South Carolina history.”