Georgia physicians, reproductive health care providers, and advocates filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court of Fulton County bringing a state constitutional challenge against H.B. 481, a law banning abortion at approximately six weeks of pregnancy — just two weeks after a person’s first missed period and before many people even know they are pregnant.
The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Georgia, and WilmerHale filed a federal lawsuit today on behalf of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the Sixth District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and an individual Georgia voter challenging newly drawn district lines for the General Assembly on the grounds that they violate Section 2 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
In this federal class action, the ACLU is seeking an injunction directing the Georgia Department of Community Supervision to immediately provide qualified American Sign Language interpreters, auxiliary aids and services, and reasonable modifications to people who are deaf or hard of hearing who are on probation or parole.
Letter to Cobb County Board of Elections & Registration Urging Reversing Its Decision to Use the Police Academy as a Polling Place
Today, the ACLU of Georgia sent a letter to the Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration urging it to
Letter to Quitman Board of Elections and Registration Warning that Closing 50% Polling Places Likely to Harm Black Voters
The ACLU of Georgia sent a letter to the Quitman County Board of Registrars warning that its proposal to close half of its polling places will likely harm Black voters potentially violating Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and the U.S. Constitution.
The ACLU of Georgia sent two letters to state’s election officials to demand they reject the groundless, baseless assertions in a letter that a Texas-based organization named True the Vote sent challenging the eligibility of 364,541 Georgia citizens who are registered to vote.