ATLANTA – The Senate Judiciary Committee has twisted the Hate Crimes bill (HB 426) to chill freedom of speech and the right to protest to redress grievances – using the bill to affirm the state’s power to use violence against its own citizens with impunity.
ATLANTA – The ACLU of Georgia supports HB 1114 to restore the maternal health fund and postpartum Medicaid extension, which passed the House 162-1.
At least 70 counties have no OB/GYN, and the state’s maternal mortality rate is higher than many other developed countries.
ATLANTA – ACLU of Georgia executive director Andrea Young responds to the Atlanta police officer shooting that killed Mr.
ATLANTA – Below is a statement from Andrea Young, executive director of the ACLU of Georgia, on the curfew and militarization of law enforcement.
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ACLU of Georgia Urges State to Accept Ballots Post-Marked on Election Day
ACLU of Georgia, National ACLU Demand Transparency and Accountability in Killing Of Unarmed Black Jogger Ahmaud Arbery
ATLANTA, GA – The following is a statement from Andrea Young, Executive Director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia (ACLU-GA) regarding the recent reporting of an unarmed Black man killed by two white civilians while jogging in broad daylight.