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  Sen. Lee Bright: SC should coin own money
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Last EditedRP  Feb 14, 2011 01:52pm
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MediaNewspaper - Spartanburg Herald-Journal
News DateSaturday, February 12, 2011 11:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionContinuing a pattern of attempts to assert South Carolina’s independence from the federal government, State Sen. Lee Bright, R-Roebuck, has introduced legislation that backs the creation of a new state currency that could protect the financial stability of the Palmetto State in the event of a breakdown of the Federal Reserve System.

Bright’s joint resolution calls for the creation of an eight-member joint subcommittee to study the proposal and submit a report to the General Assembly by Nov. 1.

Per the legislation, South Carolina’s new currency could consist of “gold or silver, or both.”
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