Georgia

ATLANTA, Ga. (March 16, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Georgia House would help facilitate healthcare freedom outside of government insurance regulatory schemes. Rep. Sam Teasley (R-Marietta) introduced House Bill 1051 (HB1051) on March 12. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do not constitute insurance, thereby freeing doctors and patients…

On January 2, 1788, the State of Georgia ratified the Constitution for the United States. Georgia was the fourth state to do so. The ratification message was short and to the point, and there appears to have been little debate. The following ratification text is taken from the Library of Congress’s copy of Elliot’s Debates.…

My favorite debate question ever was asked in the Georgia 6th District Congressional race. Republican Karen Handel asked her opponent John Ossoff – So, who ya gonna vote for? Ossoff, who lives outside the district, is ineligible to vote there. Who Ya Gonna Vote For? The campaign was viewed by Democrats as a referendum on

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ATLANTA, Ga. (Feb. 28, 2017) – Last week, the Georgia Senate unanimously passed a bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom in the state. A coalition of six Republican senators sponsor Senate Bill 50 (SB50). Titled the “Direct Primary Care Act,” the legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do…

ATLANTA, Ga. (Jan. 23, 2016) – A Georgia bill would legalize the production and sale of medical marijuana for qualifying patients in the state via constitutional amendment, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same. Introduced by Rep. Allen Peake (R-Macon) and five co-sponsors, House Resolution 36 (HR36) would allow voters to approve putting…

Rep. Tom Price is a Georgia physician who has steadfastly developed a plan to move Americans away from ObamaCare and create the badly-needed incentives for frugality of consumers.  The nominee for Secretary of Health & Human Services created a system which does several key things for lowering the cost of medical care and empower market reforms so that competition can again work to earn a patient’s trust and patronage.Repeal the existing Affordable Care Act ( […]

ATLANTA, Ga. (March 24, 2016) – Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal needs a lesson on the 10th Amendment after releasing a statement last week saying that any new laws allowing marijuana for medical use must come from the federal level, not the state. “I’m ready to have somebody tell me that those who support anything in…

ATLANTA, Ga. (March 14, 2016) – A Georgia bill that would set the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients unanimously passed the Senate Friday and now moves on to the governor’s desk. Rep. Mike Dudgeon (R-Johns Creek) introduced House…

ATLANTA (Mar. 1, 2016) – A Georgia bill that would restrict warrantless drone surveillance by state and local law enforcement passed the state House yesterday. The legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state. A bipartisan coalition of five representatives introduced House Bill…

ATLANTA, Ga. (Feb. 17, 2016) – A Georgia bill that would set the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients unanimously passed the House yesterday. Rep. Mike Dudgeon (R-Johns Creek) introduced House Bill 34 (HB34). The legislation would enable terminally…

Three Georgia bills active during 2016 would set the foundation to nullify federal marijuana prohibition in practice. HB722 would legalize medical marijuana. SB254 would decriminalize simple possession of marijuana. SR6 would allow the voters to approve the legalization of marijuana for recreational use. HB722 must pass the House Judiciary Non-Civil Committee while SB254 and SR6…