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Bobby Franklin

Controversial State Lawmaker Found Dead

Patch.com | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

Georgia state Rep. Bobby Franklin, who courted controversy with legislation that would criminalize miscarriages and with comments criticizing tornado ...

GOP Lawmaker: Gays Are 'Unrepentant' Criminals

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bobby Franklin, a Republican state representative from Georgia, said this week that letting gays serve openly in the military was the "same thing" as ...

Rape, the Republican Party and Rage

Liz Seccuro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Liz Seccuro

The idea of middle-aged, Republican white men attempting to control womens' bodies once again infuriates many human beings -- not just women, not just liberals. I am a registered Republican.

Amanda Terkel

Georgia State Lawmaker Seeks To Redefine Rape Victims As 'Accusers'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican state legislator in Georgia doesn't like the term rape "victim." In fact, he has introduced a bill mandating that state cri...

Georgia Legislator's Bill Would Require Taxes Be Paid In Gold And Silver

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bobby Franklin, a Republican state legislator from Georgia, has introduced a new piece of legislation that, if passed, would force Georgians to pay th...