A new bill was introduced to the South Carolina House on January 12th, this bill would grant citizens of South Carolina to open carry handguns in a public setting. It is illegal to open carry in public in the state. One of the last few states that outright prohibits the open carrying of a handgun. The South Carolina bill is known as Bill 3094 “Open Carry With Training”. It would allow residents of South Carolina who posses a CCW permit to open carry in public places.