State Sen. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, who represents portions of Bartow and Cartersville in the new 14th District, is a recipient of the American Conservative Union’s Defender of Liberty award, notably for his strong support of bills based on conservative principles during the 2012 legislative session.
Loudermilk received a perfect score of 100 percent and was recognized during a reception at the Georgia State Capitol. This is the first year the Georgia General Assembly was rated by the American Conservative Union.
“Being recognized by an organization that upholds the purest principles of liberty and freedom is a great honor,” Loudermilk said in a press release. “My legislative work is based on the core of the U.S. Constitution, and I will continue to support legislation that reflects the basic principles of our nation’s fathers.”