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A Georgia religious freedom bill would help Catholic institutions that, under Obamacare, could be forced to provide abortion-inducing drugs.

More than 80 percent of Georgians don’t support legislation to ease gun restrictions in houses of worship, in bars and on campuses.

"Since 2009, Georgia's public schools have lost nearly 9,000 classroom teachers while the number of students has gone up."

The prosecution of state Sen. Don Balfour cost less than $100, excluding prosecutors’ salaries.

The annual gross domestic product of metro Atlanta is "bigger than 28 states in the union."

"Right now, we only keep 50 percent of Georgia Tech's graduates."

"Six of Georgia’s counties have no lawyers at all."

Florida shelled out more money for drug testing than it saved by denying welfare benefits to people who tested positive for drugs.

"Georgia has the fifth-highest number of uninsured people of any state in the union."  

"It still had not gotten terrible on the roads" by 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday.

The average Georgia family makes $6,000 less than the average family did 10 years ago when inflation is factored in.

"During my administration, funding for education has increased by over $930 million."

"(M)ore Georgians have jobs than at any other time since October 2008."

"Crime in Atlanta is down 18 percent since 2009."

I am the only U.S. Senate candidate who spoke out against bombing Syria, and who challenged Georgia’s governor and insurance commissioner over obstruction to the Affordable Care Act.

"Natalyn Archibong skipped (Atlanta) City Council meetings or was late 90% of the time. Then she voted herself a pay raise."

Most voters prefer zombies to the current U.S. Congress.  

"Rather than prioritize and pass ethics reform measures to restore trust in state government, (Democrats) sat on their hands and did nothing" when they were the majority.

Says "(t)his 12 year council 'Seat-warmer' has never chaired, vice chaired, or led a single Council committee meeting."  

The crime rate in some Atlanta neighborhoods has dropped by 35 to 51 percent.

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