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Vanessa Williams is a reporter on the National desk.
The women warn that women's rights are under attack and urge support for groups fighting to protect abortion rights.
The House sponsor of the legislation, which bans abortion at the moment of conception, was a woman. The measure was quickly signed by the state's female governor, Kay Ivey (R).
The Georgia Democrat, who says she has not ruled out running for the Democratic presidential nomination, participated Friday at two foreign policy-focused events.
A Georgia political scientist says people should not feel comfortable spewing racist and sexist rhetoric.
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) had heavily lobbied Abrams to challenge the seat held by freshman Sen. David Perdue.
Among the diverse groups that make up the Democratic Party, there is disagreement about what makes a candidate electable.
Rumors swirled this week that former vice president Joe Biden wanted Abrams to join him on his presidential ticket, talk that her camp has sought to tamp down.
The move comes after reports that Georgia voters faced difficulty at the polls in the November 2018 midterms.
Rep. Mark Meadows's use of offensive tropes to argue that he is not a racist is not helping him make his case.
The move comes ahead of a scheduled Friday vote on a plan that has angered voting rights activists.