June 29, 2018:
“Saunders also highlighted the answer Charlie Bailey, the Democratic nominee for attorney general, gave when asked what he would do if a “religious freedom” measure became law and was challenged in court.
“The great thing about this position and me is that I’ll just refuse to defend it,” Bailey said. “And not only will I refuse to defend it, I’ll instruct my assistant attorneys general to file amicus briefs on behalf of the plaintiffs that are challenging the constitutionality of the legislation.”
— State Sen. David Shafer, who’s running for lieutenant governor in the July 24 GOP runoff against former state Rep. Geoff Duncan, picked up an endorsement from the 13,000-member Police Benevolent Association of Georgia. The group endorsed Bailey, the Democrat, in the attorney general’s race.