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Part Two The South Carolina Constitution and Commentary, Art.XIII Militia

From: The South Carolina State Constitution

Cole Blease Graham

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 17 May 2021

The militia of this State shall consist of all able-bodied male citizens of the State between the ages of eighteen and forty-five years, except such persons as are now or may be exempted by the laws of the United States or this State, or who from religious scruples may be adverse to bearing arms, and shall be organized, officered, armed, equipped and disciplined as the General Assembly may by law direct. See discussion in National Guard IV, section 13. In Sloan v. Sanford (357 SC 431, 593 S.E.2d 470 (2004)), the state Supreme Court recognized that the volunteer...
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