BLM PAC to Raise $500K to Boost GA Dems Warnock, Ossoff

BLM PAC to Raise $500K to Boost GA Dems Warnock, Ossoff

November 30, 2020

A Black Lives Matter (BLM) PAC declared in a email to supporters on Thursday that it hopes to raise half a million dollars to boost Georgia Senate Democrat candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock.

“We know how important this election is going to be in determining what decisions will be made in the Senate for the next few years — decisions that will impact us directly, like access to quality and affordable health care, reforming the criminal justice system, all the way to major electoral reform like passing the BREATHE Act,” the email read.

The Georgia Senate runoffs in January will determine whether Democrats will gain control of the Senate majority. Black Lives Matter supporters hope to pass the BREATHE Act, which would shut down and defund several federal agencies and close prisons as well as immigration detention centers.

“Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock have already endorsed defunding the police and continue to accept support from far-left activists who will throw our country into chaos…” Georgia GOP spokeswoman Abigail Sigler said in a statement Friday. “Georgians deserve to know if Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock support BLM PAC’s extreme agenda, including the radical BREATHE Act,” she added.

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