Girl Scouts lobby to relabel bridge named for segregationist

  • Girl Scouts Veronica Ward, 11, right, and Audra Duncan, 12, look at a signed banner on display at the Georgia Capitol during a rally to convince legislators to strip the name of segregationist former Gov. Eugene Talmadge from a Savannah bridge in Atlanta, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. They hope the bridge will be renamed in honor of Girl Scout’s founder Juliette Gordon Low. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA — Hundreds of Girl Scouts from across Georgia gathered inside the state Capitol on Tuesday, offering cookies and smiles as they sought to convince lawmakers to get their founder’s name affixed to a Savannah bridge that currently honors a white segregationist.