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Atlanta Roe Reversal Protest

Atlantans hit the streets in protest after Roe v. Wade reversal

As the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade shook the nation, hundreds of Atlantans took to the streets Friday evening, braving the sweltering heat and humidity to demand reproductive rights.
Roe v. Wade Overturned: What's next for Georgia's "heartbeat bill" and legal abortion in the state

Roe v. Wade Overturned: What’s next for Georgia’s “heartbeat bill” and legal abortion access in the state

For now, abortion is still legal up to 20 weeks in the state, but the state's six-week abortion ban, currently tangled up in the courts, will likely go into effect soon. Here’s what to know about the future of reproductive care in Georgia.
Atlanta Press Club Republican gubernatorial primary debate

Toting tired election fraud conspiracies, Republican candidates angle for Governor Kemp’s seat at debate

Sunday's Atlanta Press Club debate was dominated by bogus claims about the integrity of the 2020 presidential election, with the Republican candidates mostly unified behind the fact that no matter what, Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams cannot become governor.
Sine Die 2022 What Georgia Bills Passed and Didn't

“Divisive concepts” and delivery robots: A roundup of the bills that passed (and didn’t) on the Georgia legislature’s last day

Here’s how some of the highest-profile legislation fared on Sine Die 2022, including bills on "divisive concepts" and trans girls in sports, postpartum Medicaid expansion, cannabis oil manufacturing, sports betting, delivery robot standards, and more.
How Georgia became "the premier battleground state"

How Georgia became “the premier battleground state,” according to the AJC’s Greg Bluestein

In his new book, Flipped, AJC political reporter Greg Bluestein breaks down how Georgia Democrats pulled off their 2020 triple victory. He chatted with us about chronicling the historic race and what's next for Georgia politics.
Georgia State University

What the heck is going on in Georgia higher ed?

From Sonny Perdue’s chancellorship to the end of tenure as we know it, here’s a look at the recent controversies affecting Georgia’s public colleges and universities and where everything stands right now.
Georgia Redistricting Maps

Here’s how redistricting changed Georgia’s 2022 maps for the House, state Senate, and U.S. House

In the rush of first-of-the-year news, you might have missed Georgia's new state House, state Senate, and Congressional maps, which were signed into law on December 31. Here's a look at the results of the latest redistricting process.
What’s the future of legal abortion in Georgia?

What’s the future of legal abortion in Georgia?

A Mississippi ban on most abortions past the 15th week of pregnancy awaits a ruling with big implications from the conservative-leaning U.S. Supreme Court. And Texas’s so-called “bounty hunter” law, enacted in 2021, has abortion opponents in Georgia contemplating a similar model here at home.
Atlanta loses 2021 MLB All-Star Game

MLB All-Star Game is pulling out of metro Atlanta due to the new voting laws

"Fair access to voting continues to have our game’s unwavering support," said the MLB commissioner in a statement.
Georgia covid-19 vaccine hunters

For many Atlantans, the hunt is on for a Covid vaccine appointment

Atlantans are using social media crowdsourcing to find unclaimed Covid-19 vaccine appointments and wait lists for doses that would otherwise go to waste. They're also using social media to help others navigate the confusing vaccination system.

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