Tag name : Georgia

Why I’m Running – Stacey Abrams

  A record number of women are running for office. Among them is Stacey Abrams who is running for Governor in Georgia. In the third of UniteWomen.org’s new series entitled #WhyImRunning, Stacey tells us about her background and why she decided to run for office.     Why I'm Running For the Governor of Georgia by Stacey Abrams   My five siblings and ...


Religious Freedom Restoration Act – Freedom For Whom?

  I have always been concerned with what I have considered my rights and privileges as both a woman and a United States citizen. In recent years however, I have increasingly seen efforts by both politicians and evangelicals to limit those rights and privileges for all women. When making efforts to place limits on those rights, politicians have increasingly turned to religious dogma to just...


Open Letter to President Barack Obama and the U.S. Senate

UniteWomen.org ACTION stands with the pro-choice, civil rights and LGBTQ communities against the nomination of Michael Boggs to the Federal District Court of Georgia. President Obama and the majority of Senators in the U.S. Senate have proven themselves to be ardent supporters of the rights of women, minorities and LGBTQ community. But our laws are not written by legislation alone. Equality is...


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