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🍑Lucy McBath @LucyWins2018: Mother, Wife, Businesswoman, Activist for Social Justice.

🗣️You might recognize her from the 2016 #Democratic Convention: she represented Mothers of the Movement, a group of women whose African American children have been killed by gun violence.
🍑She intended to run for the #Georgia Legislature, but after the Parkland #Florida shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, she decided her aspirations weren’t high enough. #NeverAgainMSD #BeAVoter
🍑She’s running for Congress in George’s 6th District and could use your help because she’s in a tight race. She’s running against the SAME NRA-backed, A-rated Republican that Jon Ossoff ran against in a runoff election in June 2017. Ossoff should have won back then.
☹️But since we can’t fix that, 😀let’s help get Lucy McBath elected!!

⚕️As a two-time breast cancer survivor and a daughter of two medical professionals, Lucy McBath understands the importance of quality, affordable healthcare.

🥼🏥McBath believes that healthcare is a “fundamental right” and will vote in favor of legislation that will allow more #Georgians to get good coverage. #ProtectOurCare
⚕️McBath believes that Republicans—including the President—want to discriminate against people with pre-existing medical conditions. She not only supports the ACA, she wants to help make it better by:
▶️Adding a “robust public option” to increase competition in the marketplace.
🏥McBath's healthcare proposals (cont'd):

▶️Increasing funding for community health centers
▶️Lowering the Medicare eligibility to 55
▶️Implementing policies that would lower prescription drug costs
⚕️Georgians’ healthcare is in jeopardy since #Georgia Republican Attorney General Chris Carr has sued the federal government on behalf of the state to repeal The Affordable Care Act and remove protections for pre-existing conditions.

😡Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has said that the money allocated to the ACA could have been put “to better use” and he refused to expand Medicaid.

🙌McBath strongly advocates EXPANDING Medicaid in #Georgia.
⚕️If you live in #Georgia and you have any health problems whatsoever, you need to vote for Lucy McBath @LucyWins2018 for U.S. Congress GA-06, Stacey Abrams @staceyabrams for Governor and Charlie Bailey @charlie4georgia for Attorney General!

🔷🗳️Lucy McBath had an early indoctrination into public service. Her father was the Illinois branch president of the NAACP for over 20 years and served on its national board.
🙌When she was young she went with her family to marches and rallies supporting the civil rights movement and the coalitions of organizations fighting with Martin Luther King, Jr.
👉The impetus for her running for Congress was a tragedy, however. Her passion for public service was activated when her son, Jordan Davis, was shot and killed at a gas station in Jacksonville, FL by a man who disapproved of the music he was playing in his car.
ℹ️After being tried a second time, the shooter was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.…
😭Lucy McBath: “The bullet that killed my son also tore a hole in my heart. But while I grieve Jordan every day, his death also gave my life a new purpose: advocating for gun violence prevention.”
🗣️Since this senseless act of violence, she has become a national spokesperson for Everytown for Gun Safety Survivor Network and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America—as well as a faith and outreach leader for both.
🍑#Georgia, believe it or not, Lucy McBath still supports the 2nd Amendment, but believes in common sense gun violence prevention and opposes politicians who take money from the NRA. Her opponent is one of these politicians. From February 2018: #CultureOfCorruption
▶️Handel has an “A” rating from the NRA and heavily promoted her when she ran against Ossoff in June 2017.

🚫Lucy McBath strongly opposes what she calls the Trump-Handel Tax Scam signed into law in December 2017 which disproportionately benefits the ultra wealthy and corporations. McBath wants to focus on the middle class and working families.
▶️She wants to increase the minimum wage and increasing the federal earned income tax credit.

👩‍🎓👨‍🎓 Education is important to her: to honor her son Jordan’s legacy, she created a nonprofit foundation called Champion in the Making Legacy Foundation for high schoolers wishing to attend traditional & vocational schools.
▶️McBath opposes Trump’s tariffs and his travel ban.

▶️McBath is deeply opposed to Trump’s rhetoric.

▶️McBath stands with DREAMers.

▶️ McBath: “#ClimateChangeIsReal and it’s an urgent national security issue.
▶️McBath disagrees with Citizens United and believes that dark money is creating dangerous political polarization and votes dictated by special interest groups.
▶️McBath supports bringing our roads, airports and transit into the 21st century. This bipartisan issue is important to Georgians as Atlanta has some of the worst traffic in the country.
🌈McBath: Unlike Karen Handel,she supports LGBTQ equality & the Equality Act: prohibiting discrimination to LGBTQ individuals in the workplace as well as the housing, credit and financial assistance areas.

She believes that Trump’s Executive Orders are enabling discrimination.
🇮🇱🇵🇸McBath supports a common sense two state solution between Israel and the Palestinians and believes the White House is hurting our reputation by acting unilaterally on this issue, & the Administration doesn't have an informed, comprehensive plan for this complicated issue.
👱🏾‍♀️ 👩‍🦱👩🏽‍🦰👱🏿‍♀️👩🏼👩🏻👩🏿‍🦱👩🏽‍🦰👱‍♀️👵🏿👩‍🦱👵👩🏽‍🦰McBath believes in equal rights for women and the Violence Against Women Act.

♀️McBath: “Shamefully, every single Georgia Republican member of the House of Representatives voted against reauthorizing this important law only a few years ago; I will not only vote to reauthorize VAWA, but also advocate for strengthening the legislation.”

💗🍑Hard not to love Lucy McBath and realize that she will be fantastic for the state of #Georgia! U.S. Congress GA-06!

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