FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 21, 2019 Contact: Joshua Edmonds Joshua@georgialifealliance.com 678-597-8055
ATLANTA – Georgia Life Alliance Committee (GLAC) has issued an official pro-life certification to Jim Quinn ahead of the critical December 3rd Special Election Runoff.
“With the unprecedented pro-life legislative victories this year, it’s more critical now than ever that we have unapologetically pro-life leaders serving in the legislature who support the Heartbeat Bill (HB481) and other life-affirming efforts,” said GLA Executive Director Joshua Edmonds. “That’s why I’m proud to announce that Jim Quinn has been officially certified as a pro-life candidate by the Georgia Life Alliance Committee.”
Georgia Life Alliance Committee has conducted a comprehensive application and certification process since 2015 to certify candidates who support GLA’s mission to build a culture of life in Georgia. The GLA Pro-life Certification packet can be found on the GLA website.
“I call on every pro-life Georgian in House District 152 to support pro-life candidates in the December 3rd Runoff,” said Edmonds. “With adoption and foster care reform, Simon’s Law, and other critical life-affirming legislation on the agenda for 2020, we need advocates for building a culture of life now more than ever.”
Jim’s individual candidate questionnaire can be found here.
Georgia Life Alliance is the largest right to life organization in Georgia and the official affiliate of National Right to Life.
This is a guest editorial from our statewide partners Abiding Love Adoptions in celebration of National Adoption Month. For more information, contact Vicki Colls and Carrie Murray Nellis.
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Therefore, it begs the question, why does closed or semi-open adoption still have a seat at the table?
Abiding Love, we believe wholeheartedly in the concept of One Big Family
(#onebigfamily) created through Open Adoption. Research shows the devasting
effects in which closed and semi-open adoptions (a tiny step above closed) have
on Adoptees and Birth Parents. At Abiding Love, 98% of our adoptions are wide
open, sharing names, phone numbers, emails, and visits. The other 2% are
different because it was the desire of the Birth Mother at the time, with the
hope she will change her mind to have an Open Adoption in the future, and the
adoptive parents are ready when she does.
Love walks with an Expectant Mother through her pregnancy, delivery, and
post-adoption (hands-on; face to face interaction). We come to the Expectant
Mother; she does not have to worry about coming to us. Once a woman comes into
our lives, she becomes a member of the Abiding Love Family to always be
treasured and loved—1 month, 6 months, 1 year, 5 years down the road—Never
Alone, Never Forgotten, Always Loved. Abiding Love’s advocates stand in the gap
for the expectant mother, ensuring she knows her rights, understands the legal
paperwork, and signs a legally enforceable open adoption agreement. The legally
binding open adoption agreement is the one listed in Georgia’s Adoption Code
and ensures the original open adoption the birth mother agrees to is
of the many things that makes Abiding Love different, is that we have NO WAIT
LIST. For us, we believe that in order for us to truly be advocating for
an Expectant Parent, we cannot have a list of Prospective Adoptive Parents
waiting in the wings to adopt her child. Likewise, Prospective Adoptive
Parents should not be limited to one agency to work with. While we
provide Home Study services, after we complete the Home Study we encourage
Prospective Adoptive Parents to work with Adoption
passion, our mission is to love women through one of the most challenging times
of their lives. Adoption is not for everyone, and there are times where the
women we work with choose to parent. In these situations, we are called to be
their cheerleaders. There are other times that adoption is the
best option and plan for the Mother and her child, and Abiding Love is there to
advocate for her through it all.
Abiding Love is known for being present post-adoption through support groups
and professional counseling. Again, once a member of Abiding Love’s family,
always a member.
to learn more, or are you an expectant mother needing help? Visit our website
call or text 1-800-277-0748; or call Vicki at 912-660-8227.