The Governor of Georgia, Brian Kemp (R), mocked on Saturday the "C-list" of celebrities planning to boycott the state because of the recent passing of a controversial "heartbeat" abortion bill State bans after finding a fetal heartbeat that may occur as early as the sixth week of pregnancy. But he told the crowd at the Georgia Republican Convention that lawmakers "are chosen to do what's right," according to the Atlanta Journal's constitution.
"I understand that some people do not like this new law, and I agree with that," Kemp said on Saturday, "We are chosen to do what's right – and to stand up for the precious life is always the right thing. "
He added that the Republican Party is the" Party of Freedom and Chance. "We value and protect innocent lives ̵
Several Hollywood celebrities have voted against the new law of Georgia, which is expected to come into effect on January 1.
The actor Jason Bateman has vowed to refuse to work in Georgia if the law allows it
Bateman is currently starring and producing shows that are being shot in the state.
Other celebrities have spoken out against legislation and many have shouted She wrote a letter announcing her boycott of Georgia, including Sean Penn, Alec Baldwin, Mia Farrow, Christina Applegate, and Ben Stiller.
Kemp also used his time on Saturday to be on the agenda – "driven media" and "talking heads and Twitter trolls".