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Sistersong v. Georgia

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.

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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. v Raffensperger

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.

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Cobb v. Georgia Department of Community Supervision

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.

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Williams v Powell

Today, the ACLU of Georgia filed an amicus brief with the Georgia Supreme Court on behalf of the Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta, Feminist Women’s Health

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AME Church v. Kemp

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.

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McBrayer v. Governors Ridge Office Park

The Georgia Court of Appeals agreed with the ACLU of Georgia’s position that commercial landlords cannot file ‘nuisance’ lawsuits against abortion clinics simply because anti-abortion protestors have created a nuisance on the property. 

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