The South Carolina Legislature: Issues and Answers

Summary: South Carolina Senator Mia McLeod represents Senate District 22 (Richland and Kershaw Counties) and is the first woman and the first African American to represent that district. She serves on the following Senate committees: Judiciary, Medical Affairs, Rules, Corrections and Penology, and Family and Veterans` Services. Her strong stance regarding issues that Unitarian Universalists champion include voting rights, public education, victim rights, laws to control domestic violence, common sense gun reform, increased diversity and inclusion, and personal choice for healthcare. She has been pushing for systemic reforms in policing, criminal justice, racial justice, healthcare access, and the politicization of the pandemic and race.