Last night in a very courageous move, Sen. Marty Harbin amended HB. 257 to include a 1993 version of the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act.” As many of you may know Sen. Harbin earlier in the legislative session submitted SB 233 with the same subject matter. The bill was assigned to the Senate Rules committee and has not been heard of since, until last night. The bill, after much debate was tabled in order to be brought back up tomorrow on the 40th and final day of the 2017 legislative session.
Now is the time to contact your Senator and Senate Leadership and ask for them to take the bill off the table and pass it as amended with the Religious Freedom Restoration act! Your prayers and support are crucial at this late hour!
Please Call Your State Senator TODAY to support HB 257 as amended with RFRA on the Senate floor!
If you don’t know your senator, you can look him/her up by your address at openstates.org.
Please contact Senate leadership to let them know you support HB 257 as amended. Please take it off the table and allow the Senate to vote on it as amended!
Casey Cagle, Lt. Governor: (404) 656.5030 and contact via email
David Shafer, President Pro Tempore (R-Duluth): (404) 656.0048 and email@example.com
Bill Cowsert, Majority Leader (R-Athens): (404) 463.1366 and firstname.lastname@example.org