“I campaigned on signing the toughest abortion bill in the country,” he said, “and this is the toughest one we’ve got in the Legislature now.”
Abrams, speaking to supporters in Atlanta during a thank-you tour, heaped praise on Republicans who largely avoided “hot-button policies” over the last decade. But she said Kemp’s victory changed the dynamic.
“We are now wading directly into them. And the issue here is we do not often tie women’s autonomy to our economics. But they’re directly linked,” she said.
“And when women start saying, ‘I’m not moving to Georgia because they have this abominable bill stripping women of autonomy and their choices,’ we will see a result.”