"Call Gov Kemp": SGA Encourages Students to be Instruments of the Abortion Cause

Edit 7/3/22: This article has been followed-up here: UPDATE: SGA Removes Abortion Resource Guide from Website and Facebook

Although diversity is promoted widely at Georgia Tech, sometimes it seems diversity of thought is not. The Student Government Association (SGA) recently published a slide deck called Resources for Reproductive Health and Advocacy on its Instagram and Facebook and a Reproductive Justice Resource Guide on its LinkTree in response to Friday’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization Supreme Court decision. The controversial 6-3 decision overturned the nearly 50-year-old Roe v. Wade and 1992 Planned Parenthood v. Casey rulings that protected the practice of abortion nationally. Although this guide seems to be popular among some students, it does not represent the sentiment of the entire student body.

 

BYLAWS of the UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION, GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Revised Tuesday, February 22, 2022


ARTICLE II, Section 3, I(a):

Government Relations shall be charged with promoting civic engagement on campus and promoting awareness of government issues and processes;

Ramblin Reps subcommittee shall be a student advocacy group that will involve the students of the Georgia Institute of Technology in the political process of the State of Georgia. Members will advocate for student initiatives identified by the Student Government Association (SGA) as well as institute initiatives. Ramblin’ Reps will follow its Governing Policy and coordinate with the Government Relations chair(s) for all programming and activities.


ARTICLE VII: EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

No person shall be denied the rights and privileges of membership in the Undergraduate Student Government Association, including, but not limited to, access, representation, participation, and membership within any committee, board, council, student or campus organization, department, or any other organization established by and affiliated with the Undergraduate Student Government, on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationa