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Georgia to vote on definition of personhood

June 22, 2012

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One News Now, June 22, 2012 by Charlie Butts Republican voters in Georgia will be voting next month on a definition of personhood that will be on the ballot in 159 counties. The election is set for July 31st, although early voting begins on the 9th. Suzanne Ward of Georgia Right to Life gives more […]

Voters in the GA GOP Primary Will Vote on Personhood

May 21, 2012

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Christian News Wire, May 21, 2012 by Suzanne Ward NORCROSS, Ga.,  — Georgia Right to Life President Dan Becker today announced that Republican voters in all 159 GA counties will have the opportunity to approve granting “personhood” status to all human beings from their earliest biological beginning. The ballot question will appear on the July […]

Abortion bill hit home for GA Rep. Ron Stephens

April 1, 2012

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Savannah Morning News, April 1, 2012 by Larry Peterson A tea party group wants state Rep. Ron Stephens ousted because he didn’t back this year’s farthest reaching anti-abortion measure. Stephens is one of 17 House Republicans the Peach Tea Party scolded on Monday for failing to vote to reduce from 26 weeks to 20 the […]

Georgia Brings Back 20 Week Ban With “Compromise”

March 30, 2012

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RH Reality Check, March 30, 2012 by Robin Marty The Republicans in the Georgia legislature managed to find a “compromise” that would allow them to finally pass a 20 week ban on abortions.  The Senate proposal to exclude “medically futile” pregnancies was accepted by the House and voted through, effectively banning abortion after 20 weeks […]

Senate Republicans balk, complicate passage for anti-abortion bill

March 26, 2012

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ajc.com, March 26, 2012 by Jim Galloway A bill to shorten the period during which women may seek abortions passed the state Senate this evening, but not before 13 Republican state senators joined Democrats to substantially change it – raising the possibility that it might not pass before the Legislature adjourns on Thursday. The bill […]