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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 28, 2020
Contact: Joshua Edmonds
[email protected]
678-597-8055

ATLANTA, GA—Days after President Donald Trump made history as the first sitting President to speak at the annual March for Life, Georgia Life Alliance Committee (GLA) announces they will launch the largest pro-life education campaign in state history during the 2020 elections. 

GLA, the state affiliate of National Right to Life, will take over all media outlets with a comprehensive education campaign utilizing social media, print, mail, billboards, radio, and television advertising, to educate Georgia voters ahead of the state’s critical elections in November.

“Big abortion businesses like Planned Parenthood routinely funnel millions in dark money from Hollywood and New York to legalize abortion up until and even after birth,” said Joshua Edmonds, Executive Director. “So, we are building a pro-life wall to defend against their influence in our elections. Georgia is a state that values life, and we are going to highlight that over the next 10 months.”

As the largest pro-life organization in Georgia, GLA led the fight to pass 2019’s Heartbeat Bill and will now fulfill its promise to lead the fight against abortion activists who are targeting pro-life lawmakers around the state.

“Our elected officials put their political futures on the line to do what is right – protect the sanctity of human life. Now we are going to do what is right and show that we have their backs, starting with our pro-life US Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler,” said Emily Matson, Chairman of the Board.

The campaign, which launches this week, will start with $3 million in planned spending and is expected to grow in budget and scope as the year progresses.

Listen to the first radio ad to be released here.

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Georgia Life Alliance advocates for the vulnerable, the abandoned, and the defenseless: the baby still in her mother’s womb, the orphaned child desperate for a safe and loving home, and the woman who finds herself in a desperate situation. We work tirelessly to bring attention and healing to the struggles of the unborn and other at-risk groups, endeavoring to help secure life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for all Georgians. Learn more at georgialifealliance.com.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 21, 2019
Contact: Joshua Edmonds
[email protected]
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.

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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.

Delving into one’s family tree is a favorite pastime for all peoples throughout the world! Ancestry.com has sold over 15 million kits.  Many older adoptees, placed for adoption during the closed adoption era, are using Ancestry.com to locate birth parents and birth families with great success. Most everyone…..E V E R Y O N E wants to know more about their roots! Therefore, it begs the question, why does closed or semi-open adoption still have a seat at the table?

At 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.

Abiding 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 enforced. 

One 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 Consultants.    

Our 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. 

Want to learn more, or are you an expectant mother needing help? Visit our website at www.abidingloveadopt.com, call or text 1-800-277-0748; or call Vicki at 912-660-8227.