Georgia formally joins campaign to strip women of abortion rights

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill limiting the number of weeks women in the Peach State can seek an abortion. Of course, the measure has been touted as the state’s commitment to protecting life in its most minute forms: Deal’s signature makes Georgia the latest state to generally ban abortion after 20 weeks […]

Trans woman wins court battle

Vandy Beth Glenn, the trans-woman who was fired from her job as an editor and proofreader of legislation from the Georgia General Assembly, has won a ruling against the legislature. The three-judge federal appeals court in Atlanta issued a unanimous ruling upheld a previous ruling made last year and stated Glenn did experience sex discrimination. […]

Georgia lawmakers set to re-affirm conservative values

It looks like Georgia is following the lead in some respects of Florida. Legislation has been filed for the Georgia General Assembly to consider requiring “In God We Trust” to appear on all Georgia licenses plates and to require families applying for federal assistance to submit drug tests before receiving benefits. The drug-test mandate would […]

>Thanks to 93 Republicans and 1 Democrat, Georgia may join the birther movement

>A majority of Georgia House members have signed onto a measure that would force any presidential or vice-presidential candidate to show proof of their citizenship to the Georgia Secretary of State’s office if they want to get on the ballot. There were 93 Republicans and one Democrat who signed onto the measure. 21 Republicans refused […]

>Great news for transgender woman who sued the GA legislature

>You may recalled I posted about the transgender woman who was fired from her job as a legislative editor at the GA General Assembly for opting to undergo a sex change. Well, U.S. District Judge Richard Story has ruled that Vandy Beth Glenn faced sex discrimination and has scheduled a hearing for July 13 to […]