Addressing an alumni chapter of his Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity,
Scott stated, "I fought hard to put in place a state law that requires
the observance of a moment of silence for reflection and prayer at the
start of each school day in all of Georgia's public schools. I
fought hard for the law requiring background checks before gun
purchases, and making it a felony for anyone to knowingly sells or
provides a firearm to a minor."
Scott gives credit to his legislation for the decline in teen
pregnancies in the state. He authored legislation mandating the
teaching of Sex Education and AIDS prevention in Georgia's public
Scott is not just a politician, he has been a successful business
leader as well. "I have been fortunate enough to win awards for
my work as Chief Executive Officer of Dayn-Mark Advertising Company. I
have been on the front line in both politics and business."
Scott has won four Emmy awards for the PBS production entitled
"Langston!" a tribute to the poetry of Langston Hughes and he has won
an award from the NAACP as well.
Once the new seat was created, there was overwhelming push in the
community for Scott to run. "I have no choice. I have to
serve the communities that comprise this new district."