Raphael Warnock Quotes.
The Black church has been the conscience of America.
We do policy but we can only do policy an effective manner when we keep in front of us the human faces behind the policy we would create.
Our veterans have sacrificed so much for our country, and we must always ensure at home we are committed to honoring that sacrifice and service by ensuring we’re providing them the utmost care and support.
Senator Isakson dedicated years of service to our beloved state, to our veterans, our families, and our children.
We cannot hide from history.
When you look at the wealth gap – the racial wealth gap – all of that is very much connected to housing.
I’m going to fight every day to make sure the kids growing up in communities like the one I grew up in or rural communities have access to the American Dream because nowhere else – nowhere else on the planet is my story even possible.
Senator Cleland was a passionate patriot with a big heart for our veterans, and he always put the people of Georgia first.
You cannot have good capitalism without freedom. Each is strengthened by the other.
I’m going to continue working and pushing to make sure Washington is making strong Federal investments to strengthen rural health care in Georgia, and help save lives.
I’m a strong advocate for working and middle class families.
When we say the Black church, we have never meant anything racially exclusive by that. The Black church is the antislavery church. It is an independent Christian witness that literally emerged fighting for freedom and insisting that the gospel is about equality, justice and inclusive humanity.
It’s no small thing for the citizens of your state to say we want you to represent us at the highest level of our government.
Hardworking Georgia families need reliable Internet access for their jobs, education, health care and so much more.
In 2017, long before I ran for the Senate, I was arrested at the U.S. Capitol while protesting for expanded access to health care. And as a man of faith, I was fighting long before then to get Georgians the health care they deserve because I believe health care is a human right.
No woman should fear losing her life from pregnancy or childbirth.
The supply chain is not just the movement of finished goods, but it is also of materials and parts used within the manufacturing process. And so it effects producers and manufacturers and obviously consumers alike.
My parents taught me the value of hard work, that people don’t mind working hard as long as they get to share in the prosperity they create.
I believe in bipartisanship. But when it comes to something as fundamental as voting rights, I just have to ask, bipartisanship at what cost?
I think it’s important that we put forward legislation that’s going to create jobs and strengthen the Georgia economy, which is why I’ve fought for rural broadband, both accessibility and affordability.
I happen to believe that our democracy is at least as important as the economy.
Jim Crow segregation was bipartisan. The refusal of women suffrage was bipartisan. The denial of the basic dignity of members of the LGBTQ community has long been bipartisan. The Three-Fifths Compromise was the creation of a punitive national unity at the expense of black people’s basic humanity.
I believe in America.
John Lewis was a giant in the face of adversity and injustice, putting his life on the line for our freedoms and committing his life to protecting the right to vote.
I’m a pastor. I lead Ebenezer Baptist Church, where Martin Luther King Jr. served.
To fight for voting rights is to fight for human rights.
I was John Lewis’s pastor, but he was my mentor.
Voting rights is not just some other issues alongside other issues, it gets to the heart of who we are in the first place – a democracy!
The Freedom Riders literally put their lives and limbs on the line in order to bring about an America that lives up to its own stated ideals. They are nothing short of American patriots, and honoring them more than 60 years after their historic acts is the least we can do.
Americans are literally dying for lack of health care coverage.
Racial inequity in how the immense benefits of the original G.I. Bill were disbursed are well-documented, and we’ve all seen how these inequities have trickled down over time, leaving Black World War II veterans and their families without the benefits they earned through service and sacrifice.
We’ve seen historically how marginalized communities or historically marginalized communities particularly suffer from tech companies unchecked data collection and use.
In a country as rich and remarkable as the United States, it is shameful that so many hardworking people have to ration their medicines, skip prescription refills, and make other tough tradeoffs about their care because they cannot afford the medication they need to stay healthy.
As a first-generation college graduate, I know I would not have been able to open all the doors Morehouse College provided for me if it were not for the Higher Education Act of 1965.
As breadwinners, providers, mentors, counselors, parents, grandmothers, teachers, doctors, nurses, and more, Black women and their invaluable contributions to Georgia and our country must be compensated.
The lack of reliable broadband is hurting our kids. It’s hurting vital services like telehealth. It’s hurting our economy.
Voting rights is how we address the deepening divides in our country, by ensuring every eligible voter’s voice is heard.
I think broadband is to the twenty-first century what electricity and electric lights were to the 20th century.
I believe that health care is a human right – and if you believe it’s a human right, you don’t believe it’s a human right in just 38 states.
It’s disturbing to observe how partisan politicians play games with federal programs that help working people survive and thrive.
I am asking that every American everywhere, in every state, in every zip code have the same opportunities and the same right to live.
See Georgia is always on my mind. I was born in the state, educated in this state, and it is the honor of my life to represent my state – represent every part of our state, including the business community.
There’s a road that runs through our humanity and it traverses political and partisan lines, and my job as a U.S. senator is to do everything I can to point to that road that connects our collective humanity and to push forward legislation that’s good for everybody.
I believe healthcare is a right, not a privilege, and no one should go bankrupt trying to afford coverage.
It was the Baptists who preached a kind of Social Gospel that captured my attention and imagination.
When you are dealing with a highly contagious airborne disease, if your neighbor is sick, you’re potentially imperiled. We’re as close in our humanity as a cough.
The pathway to housing should be fair and equitable for everyone, and access to affordable housing is the infrastructure people in our communities need to elevate families into the working class and the middle class. It is the foundation that helps people support their families and contribute to their economies.
Black women deserve equal pay for equal work.
There’s no question that climate change is real.
I am deeply committed to making sure that Washington is doing all they can to help keep Georgia’s economy strong and support small businesses that help give life to all of our communities.
No one should be denied healthcare in America because of where they live.
I have long maintained that voting rights is more important than preserving any Senate procedural rule.
When you’re accustomed to privilege, parity and equity and equality may feel like oppression.
We have to be able to protect the homeland, and we have to be able to restrain evil in the world.
Our rural communities are the heart of our state and too often lack equitable access to housing, transit, and economic opportunity, so I’m deeply committed to working in Washington to reverse that trend in Georgia.
Privacy violations affect all of us.
Voting rights are about the foundation of our democracy.
For many Georgians, physical mobility means social mobility.
Children in Georgia and across America should be able to get to and from school each day without breathing polluted air, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated challenges for children already managing respiratory problems.
Everyone in our communities is better off when we bridge physical divides, invest in green space, and connect residents to all the resources and economic opportunities around them.
As a pastor I understand the power and the possibility of coming together with those with whom we disagree; to have a robust debate on the issues that are important to families and to our country.
We must all work together if we’re going to solve the nation’s maternal health crisis, and Democrats and Republicans agree that helping ensure mothers and babies are healthy and whole keeps our families strong and helps our communities thrive.
The forestry industry is central to Georgia’s economy and environment, supporting critical jobs in rural communities and across our state.
Since I got to Washington I’ve been working to make sure the federal government is doing what’s needed to strengthen Georgia’s infrastructure and address supply chains issues impacting consumers and businesses across our state.
Banding together and leveraging collective strength is an important part of the American story, and to fight for a livable wage, for adequate safety measures, and for better benefits and conditions on the job, workers have to be able to organize.
Housing is stability. Housing is dignity. Housing is absolutely necessary, critical infrastructure.
We must match the pride we have for our men and women in uniform with a commitment to ensuring they and their families have the support they need and have earned.
Voting rights are preservative of all other rights.