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Hiott, Rice sign letter warning president about ‘red flag’ laws

By Greg Oliver

Courtesy The Journal

goliver@upstatetoday.com

CLEMSON — Two Pickens County legislators are among more than 30 South Carolina lawmakers who recently signed a letter addressed to President Donald Trump expressing concerns over “red flag” laws enacted in response to recent mass shootings.

The letter, which included the signatures of state Rep. Davey Hiott of Pickens and state Sen. Rex Rice of Easley, stated that they are “extremely concerned that Congress is not addressing the real issue of ‘gun free zones’ instead of focusing on ‘red flag laws.’” The more than 30 legislators who signed the letter said they believe such laws “will be

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