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Senators split on letting local voters decide

...through their 36-20 margin.The delay allowed opponents to rally troops.Jerry Luquire, the president of the Georgia Christian Coalition, teamed with Georgia Conservatives in Action to invigorate grass-roots opposition for a phone and e-mail...
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Newt Gingrich prepares for likely White House bid

...terrible signal to anyone who's working to live a morally upright life," said Jerry Luquire, head of the Georgia Christian Coalition. "I would find it very hard to vote for him."But with the economy improving slowly and the Middle East...
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Dollars, food flow in from lobbyists

...complained they were outmatched by deep pocketed business interests."The votes went where the dollars were," Georgia Christian Coalition President Jerry Luquire said.
Pawnshop planned for former Deal property

...the negotiations and did not meet with Diamond. He referred all questions to Allen.The president of the Georgia Christian Coalition said he was troubled by the deal between Diamond and the governor, a conservative Republican who ran with...
Troy Davis clemency denied

...Proponents of the death penalty didn't let opponents hold center stage alone.Jerry Luquire, president of the Georgia Christian Coalition, issued a statement in support of the clemency denial."In the murder of Mark MacPhail 21 years ago, the...
Atlanta begins new year with Sunday alcohol sales

...statehouse for years over ending the ban. But each proposal was bottled up by religious groups such as the Georgia Christian Coalition and the Georgia Baptist Convention, who viewed lifting the restrictions as an attempt to sully the Sabbath...
Sunday alcohol sales off table

...conservative who doesn't drink, has said he doesn't like the bill. Jim Beck, executive director of the Georgia Christian Coalition, called Mr. Harp's decision to yank the bill "a testament to family values in Georgia." "We think it's...
Ga. Sunday alcohol sales return for debate

...Opponents promised a vigorous fight against the proposal again this year. Jim Beck, executive director of the Georgia Christian Coalition, said he was unmoved by the fiscal argument. "Would the senator be willing to legalize prostitution and...
News Analysis: Read fine print on transportation, alcohol talk

...already capturing in six days. Last week, the debate was muddied further with the release of a poll by the Georgia Christian Coalition showing a majority opposed to the idea. How can that be, you ask, when two earlier surveys by Mason Dixon...
Gay adoption ruling awaited

...legislation to restrict gay adoption since he came into office in January. Sadie Fields, the director of the Georgia Christian Coalition, said her group is considering whether it will lobby legislators for a gay adoption ban during the upcoming...