The battle over a controversial definition of antisemitism has taken a new turn in Georgia and the rest of the country, thanks to the Biden administration. That’s good news for those of us who oppose giving that one definition the force of law.
About a dozen people gathered outside a Cobb County synagogue Saturday bearing Nazi flags, sparking widespread condemnation from both sides of the political aisle in Georgia and renewing talk of state action to address antisemitism.
On Thursday, the fifth anniversary of the 2018 Sante Fe High School shooting that left 10 people dead and 13 others wounded, President Joe Biden issued a statement urging Congress to act on a list of gun safety proposals. Georgia Sen. Raphael Warnock and Congresswoman Lucy McBath echoed his calls at a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol.
Gov. Brian Kemp vetoed legislation that would have allowed legislators to control tuition hikes at public universities ahead of Monday’s deadline for signing or rejecting legislation passed by the General Assembly.
Georgia House Democrats cheered a rare win Wednesday night when efforts to expand Georgia’s school voucher program failed, dooming the project for 2023.
Georgia district attorneys faced off Wednesday over a proposed state-appointed commission that could remove prosecutors from office for abuse of power or negligence in pursuing some cases.
Legislation that would shield a government employee’s personal information from public records did not survive Crossover Day.
A Georgia House panel on Tuesday aired out much-debated sweeping legislation that would prevent local governments from regulating everything from the color of a home’s exterior to the amount of vinyl siding to whether a home can be built on a concrete slab.