Georgia

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…