Freedom Rally Report

Georgia Patriots Against “Fannie Med”
Faith & Freedom Rally August 22, 2009

By Sue Ella Deadwyler, Capitol Correspondent, Georgia Insight and Eagle Forum of Georgia

“I’m in the age group they’ve forgotten [for healthcare] and I don’t need [government] to tell me how to leave this life.”
— Lt. Col. Oliver North

The Marriott was abuzz with activity and the packed-out energized crowd assembled ’way before the program started, but it was well worth the wait. Even the announcements were great!

The spearhead of the event was Ralph Reed, the first executive director of the Christian Coalition and founder of the new Faith and Freedom Coalition, about which he says, “This in not your Daddy’s Christian Coalition.” If Saturday’s rally was any indication, he’s absolutely right. FFC is a web-based effort to rally conservative voters that respect the sanctity and dignity of life, family, and marriage as the foundations of a free society.

As he approached the microphone Saturday afternoon to greet the audience, over 1,300 conservative voices boisterously responded as he announced success! Faith and Freedom has caught on in Ohio and is covering the country “like wild fire!” Following him was Dr. Richard Lee, Church of the Redeemer pastor, who closed his invocation with the wonderful (and politically incorrect) phrase, “in the Name of Jesus Christ our Savior and Lord.”

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August 10th Report

Tightly Controlled District 4 Town Hall Meeting,
August 10, 2009

“Universal coverage does not equal universal access.”
-Dr. Todd Williamson, Medical Association of Georgia & Town Hall Panelist

Concerned citizens formed a line well before 6:00 p.m. for the 7 o’clock town hall meeting of Congressman Hank Johnson, scheduled for the 500-seat Cole Auditorium at Georgia Perimeter College in DeKalb County. When the doors opened at 7, that venue was immediately filled and 1,100 of us were herded into the overflow room. 15 security guards (triple the normal number) kept order and said “between 500 and 800” were turned away. Microphones were set up in the Cole Auditorium, but none in the overflow room, where no questions were asked or answered.

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2009 Session Legislative Report

Do you know how you’ll be affected by bills that passed in Georgia or what will happen if local governments give sanctuary to illegal aliens or the possible result of a committee’s decision to table the bill that protected you from forcible implantation of a microchip? Learn this and more when you read this report!

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