Tag Archives: Georgia

Georgia passes “fetal pain” bill

TweetGeorgia is set to join six other states in passing a bill that bans abortion after 20 weeks unless it is a “medically futile” procedure–as in if the woman’s life is at risk. There is no provision for rape and incest and there is no provision for mental and emotional health. This bill got national [...]
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Strict immigration laws go into effect in Georgia, South Carolina

TweetSigh. Despite a couple of provisions thanks to the ACLU and National Immigration Law Center — namely, taking out the Arizona-esque part of the bill that allows law enforcement to check the immigration status of basically anyone they please — Georgia’s new immigration law is going into effect today. And it still has plenty of [...]
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Do-Good of the Day: Give 10 for SPARK Reproductive Justice Now

Tweet SPARK Reproductive Justice Now, one of the few reproductive justice organizations in the South, have launched a 30-day fundraising campaign to raise enough money to send their members and staff to some super important events coming up: SisterSong‘s Let’s Talk About Sex, the Allied Media Conference and the 10th Annual Philadelphia Trans Health Conference. If [...]
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Quick Hit: Shame on Georgia.

TweetWe knew it was coming, but yesterday the Georgia state legislature passed a copy cat bill to SB 1070 in Arizona that allows police to interrogate any one they suspect may not have immigration papers. via Colorlines. The 11th hour vote came amid mounting pressure from a diverse coalition to kill the bill. In the [...]
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