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Marietta, GA
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The Georgia state constitution preamble states: “We the people of Georgia, relying upon the protection and guidance of Almighty God, do ordain and establish this Constitution.”

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Georgia News and Headlines

Legislative Wrap Up: Common Core, Religious Freedom and More3/24/2014

Legislative Wrap Up: Common Core, Religious Freedom, Life, Support for Israel The fast-paced 2014 Georgia legislative session came to a close on March 20. The 40-day session opened on January 13, and State Director Tanya Ditty represented your interests as a volunteer lobbyist with a physical presence at the State Capitol 38 of the 40 […]  READ MORE

Urgent! Common Core – Bad House Bill Resurfaces in Georgia3/16/2014

Immediate calls/e-mails needed to   Speaker David Ralston  Phone: 404-656-5020 E-mail (david.ralston@house.ga.gov)   With only two days left in the legislative session, it appears that an attempt will be made in the House to “salvage” parts of SB 167, which was killed in the House Education Committee last week. The apparent plan is to strip […]  READ MORE

Religious Freedom Rally at Georgia State Capitol- Your Presence is Needed3/15/2014

Please join Concerned Women for America of Georgia at the Religious Freedom Rally this coming Wednesday, March 19, at the State Capitol. Your presence is needed to show support for SB 377, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. This legislation (SB 377) is needed in our state in order to protect our churches and businesses from […]  READ MORE

Georgia House Ed Committee Strikes Down SB 1673/13/2014

The House Education Committee held its hearing on SB 167 on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The committee voted on a new Senate substitute bill that was similar to the version that had passed out of the Senate last week. Unfortunately, the bill failed to pass by a vote of 13-5. SB 167 was like watching […]  READ MORE

CWA of Georgia No Longer Supports SB 1673/11/2014

Press conference information updated 3-11-14 Conference Call Alert: Tuesday, March 11 at 8:00 p.m. The House Education Committee today released a potential substitute bill for SB 167 in advance of its upcoming Wednesday committee meeting. Sen. Ligon has indicated to Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Georgia and American Principles in Action (APIA) that he […]  READ MORE

GA Common Core Update – SB 167 Moves Forward – Hearing This Wednesday, March 53/3/2014

SB 167 now moves to the Georgia House of Representatives. The House Education Committee will hold a hearing on the bill this Wednesday, March 5 at 3:00 p.m. in room 606 of the Coverdell Legislative Office Building. If at all possible, we need everyone to attend the hearing. Rep. Brooks Coleman and Rep. Mike Dudgeon, […]  READ MORE

Action Needed: Georgia needs to pass Religious Freedom Preservation Act2/28/2014

Time sensitive alert. Supporting religious freedom should be paramount because it’s a fundamental right every American enjoys and must not be infringed. SB 377, the Preservation of Religious Freedom Act, introduced by Sen. Josh McKoon (R-Columbus) is a bill to guarantee the free exercise of religion in Georgia without interference from the government.  One of […]  READ MORE

SB 167 passes out of Senate and now heads to the House!2/26/2014

SB 167 passed out of the Senate today 34-16. The bill now moves on to the House Education Committee, and is expected to be heard in committee on Wednesday, March 5. Here is one paragraph from Sen. Ligon’s press release. “Passage of this bill today represents the hard work of many people over the course […]  READ MORE

Common Core victory in Georgia! Next step2/21/2014

SB 167, the pro-student, pro-parent, pro-taxpayer Common Core bill cleared a major hurdle today and was voted unanimously out of the Senate and Youth Education Committee. The committee room was packed full of supporters who listened to Sen. William Ligon (R-Brunswick) present the bill to the committee. Sen. Lindsey Tippins, committee chairman, allowed for testimony […]  READ MORE

It’s official! Georgia Common Core bill to be heard this Thursday, February 202/19/2014

SB 167, the Common Core legislation will be heard in the Senate and Youth Education Committee on Thursday, February 20. The hearing will take place in Room 307 of the Coverdell Legislative Office Building (CLOB) at 1:00 p.m. The CLOB is located directly across the street from the State Capitol. Plan to attend the hearing. […]  READ MORE

SB 167, Common Core legislation will not be heard Feb. 182/18/2014

SB 167, the Common Core legislation will not be heard in the Senate and Youth Education Committee on Tuesday, February 18. Another alert will be sent when SB 167 is scheduled for a hearing. We knew there would be many people opposing the passage of this bill. Please pray for Sen. William Ligon (R-Brunswick), sponsor […]  READ MORE

Warning! Georgia House Leaders Attempting to Rebrand Common Core2/14/2014

There are deceitful efforts underway at the State Capitol to rebrand the “Common Core” national school standards. Pairing up once again against the children of Georgia and leading the rebranding charge are State Rep. Mike Dudgeon (R-Johns Creek) and State Rep. Brooks Coleman (R-Duluth). They have sponsored HB 897, an omnibus bill that has hidden […]  READ MORE

Update! Georgia Common Core bill to be heard this Thursday, Feb. 132/10/2014

Update on SB 167 and SB 203:SB 167 (Student Right to Privacy Act) and SB 203 (An Act to Restore Educational Authority to Georgia Citizens) have been combined into one bill, SB 167, entitled An Act to Restore Educational Authority to Georgia Citizens and Ensure Student Right to Privacy. SB 167 was expected to be […]  READ MORE

Common Core Discussion: They are not Your Children, Children Belong to their parents2/5/2014

Listen to Herman Cain promote the Common Core Rally and comment CWA of Georgia.  READ MORE

CWA of Georgia Stop Common Core Rally/Press Conference Huge Success!2/5/2014

Several hundred descend on State Capitol to rally against the Common Core! Lobbying Efforts Over 20 men, women and children lobbied in support of the Common Core legislation. It was a fast-paced morning and we are grateful for those who came out to lobby. Click here for pictures of our lobbyists. Over 200 concerned parents, […]  READ MORE

Understand Common Core – DVDs Now Available1/27/2014

For a donation of $10 or more, we will send you the Stop the National Common Core Power Grab: Reclaim Local Control of Education video on DVD. Order today and share with a friend! See cost list below for 6 or more DVDs. Click here to pay by credit card. Important! Please indicate in the comment […]  READ MORE

Common Core Action Items: Postcard Campaign (by January 10) and Rally (February 4 – State Capitol)12/30/2013

Happy New Year! Over the past year, Georgian’s have repeatedly sent a very strong message to Gov. Deal that we want out of the Common Core initiative and do not want entangled in any more federal education grants and all their accompanying mandates. Well, once again the Governor has turned a deaf ear to concerned […]  READ MORE

Georgians, Are You Sick of Politics?!12/5/2013

Dear Fellow Georgians, I don’t know about you, but I am sick of politics! What our country needs desperately is prayer. Do you agree? May we not run from our obligation to God Almighty found in I Timothy 2:1-2, “I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone-for […]  READ MORE

State School Board Seeks to Stifle Public Comment on Common Core11/26/2013

The State Board of Education (SBOE), at the request of Gov. Deal, is putting into place a process in which to gather feedback on the Common Core standards. The details of the review process can be found in the document State Board Plan to address Governor’s request Regarding Common Core Georgia Performance Standards. The SBOE […]  READ MORE

Join us! CWA of Georgia Prayer Walk at the State Capitol11/19/2013

Save-The-Date and Invite a Friend!  READ MORE

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