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Georgia’s “Personhood Amendment” Passes With a Super Majority
grtl.org ^ | Aug. 1st, 2012 | Suzanne Ward

Posted on 08/01/2012 6:13:09 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta

NORCROSS, Ga., August 1, 2012/ Georgia Right to Life President Dan Becker today called on the State Legislature to acknowledge clear public sentiment and approve placing a human rights amendment before all voters in 2014. By a 2-to-1 margin the majority party of Georgia has voted to protect all “human life from its earliest biological beginning.”

“Personhood amendments do not grant rights to anyone – they merely recognize the God-given rights of every individual human being. The people of Georgia have shown that they are ready to vote ‘Yes’ on personhood, it is time for the legislature to ensure that the Georgia Personhood amendment is on the ballot,” Becker said, “. . . time to let every Georgian decide the human rights issue of the 21st century.” State law requires legislative approval to authorize ballot amendment questions.

Tuesday’s non-binding GOP primary results showed that a super majority (66% of voters) expressed support for amending the state constitution to grant the “paramount right to life” to all innocent human beings from their earliest biological beginning until natural death. The Amendment question won in 158 of 159 counties, garnering 593,250 votes of the 902,512 cast statewide. In most counties the “YES” vote was between 71% to 78%.... read more...

(Excerpt) Read more at grtl.org ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: conception; life; prolife; righttolife
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This is really good news.
1 posted on 08/01/2012 6:13:17 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta
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To: FreeAtlanta

Praise the Lord


2 posted on 08/01/2012 6:15:23 PM PDT by reasonisfaith (Why do you seek the living among the dead? (Luke 24:5))
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To: FreeAtlanta

The pro-life leaders in Georgia have never given up for over 40 years...it’s a beginning....


3 posted on 08/01/2012 6:16:37 PM PDT by georgia peach (georgia peach)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Fabulous news.

Praise God!


4 posted on 08/01/2012 6:18:24 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Go Georgia!


5 posted on 08/01/2012 6:18:51 PM PDT by Leep
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To: georgia peach

God bless them all.

Praise God!


6 posted on 08/01/2012 6:19:12 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: georgia peach

The AJC doesn’t mention this on their website. It passed by a large majority.


7 posted on 08/01/2012 6:19:38 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Good.

If an unborn is a person, killing of the person is murder, and murdering a person has no statute of limitations, my question is: can murdering doctors and “mothers” be brought to justice? The justice won’t be done until every single abortionist and whores are brought to justice for their past and present murders.


8 posted on 08/01/2012 6:19:49 PM PDT by sagar
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To: FreeAtlanta

Only the Republican ballot. I don’t think it was on the Democrat ballot.

http://www.forsythco.com/VoterFiles/Democratic%20Consolidated%20Ballot%207.31.12.pdf


9 posted on 08/01/2012 6:28:28 PM PDT by Little Ray (AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

“State law requires legislative approval to authorize ballot amendment questions.”

Pardon my skepticism, but the chances of that actually happening are....?

I just don’t see partisan politics as being the larger part of the solution here. I have no doubt that the legislature WOULD act to illegalize infanticide. It would just happen about 3 weeks after the last clinic closed for lack of business. Better to attack it from the demand side of the equation where we’re actually seeing some great progress.


10 posted on 08/01/2012 6:32:12 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Vote for willard. Because "our" pro-abort, anti-gun socialist is SO much better than theirs.)
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11 posted on 08/01/2012 6:44:46 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Thank the Lord above!
I voted for it.

And, I want to thank the Freeper who came up with the tagline “Abortion: Human sacrifice to the god of convenience.”

This needs to be stamped on every outgoing envelope in Christian households.


12 posted on 08/01/2012 6:52:16 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: sagar

No ex post facto laws.


13 posted on 08/01/2012 6:55:19 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Awesome news for the born and the unborn!


14 posted on 08/01/2012 6:58:51 PM PDT by LUV W (Never forget...WE have THEM surrounded! ~ Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

“No ex post facto laws.”

That was random.


15 posted on 08/01/2012 7:03:59 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Would “ex post facto laws” restriction apply with mass murderers like abortionists? The Nazi war criminals would not be hanged, because what they did was not illegal at all. After all, those murdered were not legally humans under the laws that they were operating under.


16 posted on 08/01/2012 7:11:22 PM PDT by sagar
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To: sagar

Excellent news. :b:

And people say we can’t get this passed!


17 posted on 08/01/2012 7:29:20 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas, Texas, Whisky)
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To: sagar
We don't have ex post facto laws in this country. If you did something legally last week, you can't be punished next week because it was made illegal this week.
18 posted on 08/01/2012 7:33:14 PM PDT by ExGeeEye (Romney Sucks. Mutiny Now!)
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To: sagar

The Nuremberg Trials were, sorry to say it, not done under US Law but under the code “the Winner Writes the Rules, and Ususally on the Fly.” Justice Jackson justified his own participation in almost that phraseology.

Even so, sort of a win for justice, because there was at least a form of due process and at least two acquittals in a time when one of the Winners (USSR) wanted to hang the lot of them out of hand.


19 posted on 08/01/2012 7:40:55 PM PDT by ExGeeEye (Romney Sucks. Mutiny Now!)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Go Georgia!


20 posted on 08/01/2012 7:45:03 PM PDT by 1035rep
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