Shon Thomas and Gwendolyn Cheney are two Black transgender women enrolled in Georgia Medicaid who have been unable to access
Sixth District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church v. Kemp was filed in federal court in Atlanta. Civil rights groups filed this new federal lawsuit against Georgia’s sweeping law that makes it much harder for all Georgians to vote, particularly voters of color, new citizens, and religious communities.
Letter to Georgia Elections Officials Reminding Them that State Law Requires the Same Polling Locations from November’s Election
The ACLU of Georgia wrote to Georgia elections officials reminding them that “[u]nder Georgia law, the deadline for changing the number of polling places for the January 5 runoff passed on November 6, sixty days before January 5, 2021.”
The ACLU of Georgia sent letters to the top ten populous counties in the state – Chatham, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, and Henry – urging their elections officials to begin processing accepted absentee ballots as permitted by an emergency rule that the State Election Board passed on July 1 and amended on August 10…
Letter to All Public Officials With Responsibility for Dealing with COVID-19 in the Criminal Legal System
The ACLU of Georgia published an open letter to all public officials with responsibility for dealing with COVID-19 in the criminal legal system.