By Faye Gaston, Union Springs Herald

Union Springs was selected by Becky Gerritson to be one of the first cities to visit and make her announcement that she will be a candidate for U.S. Representative from District Two in Alabama. The incumbent Representative is Martha Roby.

Gerritson is well known through the news media because of testifying before Congress her firsthand experience of the IRS’ targeting of conservative groups. That’s when she was given the nickname the “Born Free American Woman.”