The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

ACTION ALERT! House Bill 711 up for vote! Contact your Representative today!

Posted on: 02.06.12

House Bill 711 will be voted on by the Georgia House of Representatives TOMORROW, February 7 when they convene at 10 a.m.  Please contact your Representative and urge them to vote YES on House Bill 711!

House Bill 711 will give prosecutors more tools to hold batterers accountable, while also protecting the communications between domestic violence and sexual assault program advocates and the victims they serve.  

When calling your Representative’s office, say:

If time permits, you may also make the following points:

To find the name and contact information for your Representative, visit http://gcadv.org/what-we-do/public-policy/find-your-state-legislators/

For more detailed information about this bill, please visit http://gcadv.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/HB-711-talking-points.pdf.  You can also read the bill at http://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/en-US/Display/20112012/HB/711 

Thank you for reaching out to your legislator on this important issue!

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