Tag Archives: Georgia

Federal Judge Rules Georgia’s ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Bill Unconstitutional

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Written by: @kristenshylin_ U.S. District Judge Steve Jones ruled Georgia’s “heartbeat” abortion restriction unconstitutional, permanently voiding the abortion ban, AP News reported. Georgia petitioned the removal of abortion practices once a “detectable human heartbeat” was identified, with few exceptions. According to a legal counter, a fetal heartbeat can be acquired …

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Kevin McCall Jr. Arrested After Fight With Cops in Court

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Kevin McCall Jr. was arrested during his own court hearing for fighting officers and resisting arrest. McCall was initially in court to fight for custody of his daughter with Real Housewives of Atlanta star, Eva Marcille. The incident occurred Tuesday at the Justice Center Tower in Fulton County, GA. According …

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Georgia School Districts Reverses Transgender Bathroom Policy After Student Harassment And Death Threats

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A Georgia school district is removing their new bathroom policy for transgender students following “serious safety concerns,” which include death threats and student harassment. According to PEOPLE, the Pickens County School District released a statement on Wednesday, October 16, announcing it has reversed a newly implemented policy that allowed students …

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Federal Lawsuit Seeks To Block Georgia’s Abortion Ban

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Abortion providers and advocacy groups in Atlanta have filed a federal lawsuit to challenge the state’s recently passed anti-abortion laws. According to the AP, lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood and the Center for Reproductive Rights have filed a lawsuit challenging the new Georgia law that bans …

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Former Georgia Detention Center Officer Arrested On Rape Charges

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) has arrested a former Murray County detention center officer on rape charges.  Kirk Taylor Martin, 28, of Acworth, was arrested last Friday morning after he was accused of sexually assaulting a woman from Thursday afternoon to Friday morning, the GBI said in a news …

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