From March 5, 2014:
State Rep. Sam Moore (R-Macedonia) was sworn into the Georgia legislature just last week and already has proposed an alarming bill that puts residents in danger -- and according to him, there are more bills to come.
Barely a week into his tenure, Moore proposed HB 1033 in an attempt to undo the state's loitering laws, which help protect Georgia schools and day care centers from sex offenders. His bill would strip authority from police officers who believe a loiterer is posing a danger to children in a public setting. In defending the law, Moore claimed it should be school's responsibility to protect the children, not the legislature's. State Democrats were quick to condemn his proposal.
“This is what the Georgia Republican Party has come to,” said Democratic Chairman DuBose Porter. “And this is why they’re in trouble.”
One Democratic operative joked on Twitter that as of Friday, her party had garnered all of the attack footage it would need for all of the fall campaigns.