Stacey Abrams on Principles & Values
Endorsed by Our Revolution national progressive group
[Candidate endorsed by the local progressive group coming out of the 2016 Bernie Sanders for President campaign. Their self-description]:
The goal of Our Revolution is to reclaim democracy for the working people of our country by harnessing the
transformative energy of the "political revolution." Our Revolution is made up of hundreds of local groups all across the world, and all of our endorsements must first originate with a nomination from an official group.
Source: Our Revolution endorsement for 2016 U.S. Congress
, May 22, 2018
Oppose monument to Ten Commandments at State Capitol
Legislative Summary: A BILL to provide for placement of a monument depicting the Ten Commandments at the Capitol Building. Subject to the availability of funds, there shall be placed within the capitol building or grounds a historic
granite monument depicting:
Gifts and donations from private individuals, organizations, or foundations shall be accepted.
- The Preamble to the Georgia Constitution;
- The part of the Declaration of Independence which states that men 'are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights'
- and the Ten Commandments.
Passed Senate 40-10-3 on March 12, vote #619; passed House 138-37-5 on March 3, Rep. Abrams voted NO; vote #663; signed by Gov. Deal April 29.
Source: Georgia legislative voting records: HB 702
, Mar 3, 2014
Page last updated: Jun 29, 2018