Immediate Release: Government Health Care Takeover: Georgia Responds Rally

June 26, 2012

Georgia’s conservative grassroots responds this Friday afternoon to the forthcoming U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The rally, led by Americans for Prosperity, Georgia’s premiere grassroots organization for limited government, will feature key state elected officials and state constitutional officers communicating their thoughts on the landmark decision and what it means for Georgia moving forward. Speakers will include State Attorney General Sam Olens, AFP-GA State Director Virginia Galloway, Docs4PatientCare’s Dr. Brian Hill, Atlanta Tea Party Patriots President Julianne Thompson and Georgia Tech Professor of Economics Dr. Christine Ries.

AFP-GA activists have led the movement in opposition to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the government health care takeover) since 2009, hosting Hands Off My Health Care rallies and bus tours, in-office Congressional visits, Washington, DC rallies district town halls and more, including a protest outside the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in May 2011. Thousands of Georgia activists have participated in the effort stand against the legislation.

This decision will go down in history as one of the most momentous ever made in regards to economic freedom,” shares AFP-GA State Director Virginia Galloway. She adds, “We want our friends who have fought with us against this outrageous government overreach to have a chance to share their responses to this decision. We are hopeful that we’ll be hosting a celebration Friday, but if not, we have not yet begun to fight.”

The rally will be held on the steps of the Georgia State Capitol from 3pm-3:45pm this Friday, June 29. Groups represented include Americans For Prosperity Georgia, Docs4PatientCare, Atlanta Tea Party Patriots, the North Georgia Tea Party Alliance and the Office of Georgia Attorney General.

What: Government Health Care Takeover: Georgia Responds Rally
When: Friday, June 29, 3-3:45PM
Where: Georgia Capitol steps, Washington Street side

For interview requests please contact Virginia Galloway at 770-315-4304.

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