Georgia formally joins campaign to strip women of abortion rights

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill limiting the number of weeks women in the Peach State can seek an abortion. Of course, the measure has been touted as the state’s commitment to protecting life in its most minute forms: Deal’s signature makes Georgia the latest state to generally ban abortion after 20 weeks […]

States continue push for fetal rights over women’s rights

Looks like my home state of Georgia has hopped onto the bandwagon of slowly eating away at a woman’s right to an abortion. The Georgia House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill that would cut six weeks off the time a woman has to get an abortion in the state. The legislation, House Bill […]

Georgia legislator fears Romney’s Mormon faith, apologizes

Our Georgia politicians are known for sticking their feet into their mouths. The same can be said for State Rep. Judy Manning (R-Marietta), who earlier this week noted she feared GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith: By contrast, Manning believes Rick Santorum doesn’t have the seasoning to unseat Obama, and Mitt Romney concerns her. “I think Mitt Romney […]

Georgia lawmakers set to re-affirm conservative values

It looks like Georgia is following the lead in some respects of Florida. Legislation has been filed for the Georgia General Assembly to consider requiring “In God We Trust” to appear on all Georgia licenses plates and to require families applying for federal assistance to submit drug tests before receiving benefits. The drug-test mandate would […]