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ALAN WILSON

Attorney General, South Carolina

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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.”

August 27, 2021

“Given that border security had reached the breaking point before Chief Judge Du issued her opinion, just imagine what awaits if you announce your intent not to appeal—an announcement that would, in effect, tell already-deported aliens that they are free to try re-entering again."

August 19, 2021

"The lawsuit does not question whether masks are effective or a good idea but is based on the importance of following state law. Attorney General Wilson encourages everyone to wear masks when appropriate and encourages anyone who can to get the COVID vaccination. However, the General Assembly passed a budget proviso that prohibits schools or school districts from requiring masks."

August 30, 2021

Lawsuit defends states from federal regulatory overreach and the unlawful interpretation of anti-discrimination laws

August 9, 2021

“This technology is not a silver bullet that will get rid of all illegal robocalls but it will reduce them and allow you to feel more comfortable knowing who’s calling you,” - Attorney General Wilson

August 3, 2021

“This case is about standing up for the rule of law. The Constitution gives Congress the power to make laws, not a federal agency like the ATF,” Attorney General Wilson said. “We can’t allow bureaucrats to undermine the Second Amendment.”

July 20, 2021

“This is a big win for South Carolina families. We wanted to make sure United States History and Civics are taught in a way that does not include leftist ideologies. As we said in our brief, the priorities that were proposed by the US Department of Education would teach factually deficient history and would lead to racial and ethnic division and more discrimination.” - Alan Wilson, SC Attorney General

July 16, 2021

"In our state, the rule of law will always stand. However, we know that liberal politicians and institutions will use the pandemic to expand their power at the expense of everyday citizens’ personal freedoms."