ROCK HILL, S.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke made multiple stops in South Carolina on Friday. The first was at Amelie’s Bakery in Rock Hill.
This was O'Rourke's first time in South Carolina as a presidential candidate. He spoke to the packed house of prospected voters for nearly 30 minutes
The backbone of the former Texas congressman's speech was rights for women, minorities, those in the LGBT community and immigrants.
He also spoke about gun control and reforming the criminal justice system after fielding a question from someone in the audience.
The congressman has only been on the campaign trail for 8 days. In a crowded field of democrats he says he'll stick out from the crowd by sticking to the message