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Tattoo Ban Could Be Lifted in S.C.

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Tattoo Ban Could Be Lifted in S.C.

Tattoo Ban Could Be Lifted in S.C.

Tattoo Ban Could Be Lifted in S.C.

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Lawmakers in South Carolina are thinking of ending the state's ban on tattoo parlors. South Carolina and Oklahoma are the only states where it's against the law to give someone a tattoo. Some lawmakers say that has forced tattoo artists underground into parlors that are unregulated and unhealthy. NPR's Adam Hochberg reports.

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