Georgia Right to Life Endorses Rep. Rick Crawford in House District 16

Georgia Right to Life PAC, the state’s most active pro-life advocacy organization,
has endorsed Rep. Rick Crawford for re-election in House District 16. GRTL PAC
President Dan Becker stated, “Rep. Crawford has repeatedly proven himself to be among
the most loyally pro-life voices in the state legislature. He is as good a friend as the pro-
life movement could have, and we are pleased to endorse him for re-election.”
Rep. Crawford said, “When I ran the first time, I tried to make it as clear as
possible that I am pro-life and will support pro-life legislation. That is exactly what I
have done, and that is exactly what I will continue to do if re-elected. I am honored to
have the endorsement of Georgia Right to Life PAC.”
Rep. Crawford has been a sponsor of the Human Life Amendment during every
term he has served as a member of the House.
Crawford serves as a political science professor at Shorter University, a Georgia
Baptist Convention institution, where he teaches courses such as American government,
legislative process, and constitutional law. Prior to joining the faculty at Shorter, he
worked in his own law practice in Cedartown for some twenty years, during which time
he also served as a municipal court judge and chief magistrate judge. He has held a
number of leadership positions in the community, including president of the Exchange
Club of Cedartown, president of the Kiwanis Club of Cedartown, and chairman of the
Polk County Chamber of Commerce. He is married to the former Susan Pinkard of
Rockmart, and they live in the Fish Creek community with their daughter Janae and son