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Press Release: Kemp Used Absentee Ballot And Dropbox In November, Then Signed Voter Suppression Law That Would Stop Him (Video Included)
Today, Governor Kemp is holding a press conference to attack the Major League Baseball’s decision to pull the All-Star Game out of Atlanta in response to the voter suppression law he signed last week…
Press Release ACLU of Georgia Urges Governor to Refrain from Signing Away Georgians’ Constitutional Freedoms of Speech and Assembly
ATLANTA – This afternoon, the ACLU of Georgia sent a letter Governor Kemp in strong opposition to HB 289, which, if passed, would violate Georgians’ freedoms of speech and assembly as guaranteed by Section I, paragraphs V and IX of the Georgia Constitution and by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution.
Press Release: ACLU Of Georgia Urges Lt. Governor To Stop Hb 289, A Bill That Tramples The First Amendment, From Becoming Law
This afternoon, the ACLU of Georgia sent a letter Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan in strong opposition to HB 289, which, if passed, would violate Georgians’ freedoms of speech and assembly as guaranteed by Section I, paragraphs V and IX of the Georgia Constitution and by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution…
ACLU, NAACP LDF, SPLC File Lawsuit on Behalf of Groups Representing Voters of Color and Other Historically Disenfranchised Communities…
ATLANTA – The right to join with fellow citizens in protest or peaceful assembly is critical to a functioning democracy and at the core of the First Amendment. | MARCH 30, 2021
Press Release: ACLU Of Georgia Urges The House Of Representatives To Oppose Sb 226, A Bill That Chills The Open Exchange Of Ideas In Georgia Schools
Today, the ACLU of Georgia sent a letter to the Governor, Speaker of the House, and members of the House of Representatives urging them to oppose Senate Bill 226, a bill that overwrites existing, locally-determined mechanisms for parents to file complaints about school materials that they find objectionable…
ATLANTA – Today, the Georgia General Assembly made the best possible case for the passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act in the U.S. Senate. | MARCH 25, 2021
Press Statement: ACLU of Georgia: Top Six Reasons to Oppose SB 202, Another Anti-American Democracy Bill
ATLANTA – THE ACLU OF GEORGIA OPPOSES SENATE BILL 202, ANOTHER ANTI-VOTER BILL THAT ATTACKS ABSENTEE VOTING, CRIMINALIZES GIVING GEORGIANS A DRINK OF WATER TO THEIR NEIGHBORS, ALLOWS STATE TAKEOVER OF COUNTY ELECTIONS, AND… | MARCH 24, 2021
Best possible case for the passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act | MARCH 24, 2021
Press Release: Coalition Of 34 Social Justice Organizations Oppose Bill That Shifts Responsibility For Police Brutality To Victims
A coalition of 34 social justice organizations sent a letter to the Governor, Speaker of the House, and members of the House of Representatives to oppose Senate Bill 115, a bill that shifts responsibility for police brutality away from law enforcement officers to their victims…