Places Where You Cannot Take Your Concealed Weapon in South Carolina

In South Carolina, even though you may have a CWP, you cannot take your weapon anywhere you choose. You are not allowed to take a concealed weapon in the following places:

(1) law enforcement, correctional, or detention facility;
(2) courthouse or courtroom;
(3) polling place on election days;
(4) office of or the business meeting of the governing body of a county, public school district, municipality, or special purpose district;
(5) school or college athletic event not related to firearms;
(6) daycare facility or preschool facility;
(7) place where the carrying of firearms is prohibited by federal law;
(8) church or other established religious sanctuary unless express permission is given by the appropriate church official or governing body;
(9) hospital, medical clinic, doctor’s office, or any other facility where medical services or procedures are performed unless expressly authorized by the employer; or

(10) place clearly marked with a sign prohibiting the carrying of a concealable weapon on the premises.

S.C. Code Sec.  23-31-215(M)

Rhett Burney
Attorney at Law


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