Did you consider banning California? Why not? In banning Georgia, we are saying that every member of NSN agrees politically. We do not.
Accept the invitation to Summit in Georgia. Each individual can decide to attend or not thereby making an individual political statement.
Stories are meant to guide the listener gently, not hit us over the head with the message. Politics need to stay out of our keynotes, classes, and wrap-up thoughts at the Summit. They are divisive.