We’re excited about the possibility of seeing real progress on passing hate crime legislation in Georgia this year, but we need your help now!
Will you take 3 minutes today to make 3 phone calls? Three important Committee Chairs need to hear from you today on why we need a hearing on hate crimes as soon as possible.
It has been several days since the President’s surprise tweets about the future of open transgender service in the US Military, and we still don’t know much about what exactly is going to happen. We know that in order to change the policy a few procedural things will have to happen first. We also know that a bipartisan group of US Senators have already spoken out against the President’s statements. Take a look at the list! Continue reading
Governor rejects HB 757 following historic national backlash against discriminatory bill
ATLANTA – Governor Deal announced this morning that he intends to veto HB 757, the License to Discriminate legislation which rocketed to national infamy as businesses, the entertainment industry, professional sports leagues, religious and civil rights leaders, conservatives, legal experts and many others spoke out against the proposed bill.
We just received word that the State House of Representatives will be voting today on HB 757. As you’ve heard over the past several weeks, this bill stands to cause harm to so many of our friends and family and must be stopped.
We knew the fight against this bill was far from over, and the outcome of today’s vote depends on you!