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The organization's Southeast chapter has gotten so many calls that it had to set up an automated phone line with more information

Hundreds of women in Georgia and Alabama are calling Planned Parenthood and asking the group whether abortion is still legal in their states.
Tags: News, Alabama, Georgia, Stories


How does Alabama's near-total abortion ban bill compare to Georgia's 'fetal heartbeat' law?

Georgia passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the US. How does Alabama's abortion bill legislators are currently weighing stack up?
Tags: News, US, Alabama, Georgia








Hollywood Makes Case for Staying Put in Georgia as Film Industry Braces for Anti-Abortion Fight

As incendiary anti-abortion legislation continues to roll out in states across the nation, Hollywood is under increased scrutiny to weigh in on a social issue that could affect thousands of jobs and steep financial investment. As many powerful content makers continue to wait and see how political fallout breaks, a handful of bold-named entities have […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Georgia, Filming In Georgia


Planned Parenthood Southeast got so many calls about new abortion laws that it opened a new phone line

Hundreds of women in Georgia and Alabama are calling Planned Parenthood and asking the group whether abortion is still legal in their states.
Tags: News, Alabama, Georgia, Stories


Planned Parenthood Southeast fielded so many questions on new abortion laws it had to open another phone line

Hundreds of women in Georgia and Alabama are calling Planned Parenthood and asking the group whether abortion is still legal in their states.
Tags: Alabama, Georgia, Cnn


'Horrifying': Kirsten Gillibrand denounces anti-abortion bills in Georgia

Gillibrand vowed to champion abortion rights in her campaign for president, calling the recent bans "horrifying" and "discriminatory."
Tags: News, Georgia, Kirsten Gillibrand, Gillibrand


Stacey Abrams Urges Hollywood Not To Boycott Georgia Over Abortion Ban

"I do not want to harm the citizens of Georgia who are doing this work,” the former gubernatorial nominee said.
Tags: News, Georgia, Stacey Abrams, Boycott Georgia Over Abortion Ban


Gillibrand: As president she’d seek to codify abortion right

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER’-sten JIHL’-uh-brand) says that as president she’d seek to write into law the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling that legalized abortion. The New York senator is criticizing abortion bans that were passed recently in states where Republicans control the legislatures. During a stop at Georgia’s Capitol, she said […]
Tags: New York, News, Supreme Court, Atlanta, Georgia, Ap, Nation, Kirsten Gillibrand, Gillibrand


Big Ben bonds with teammates at his Georgia lake house

Plenty of former teammates have criticized Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for being a bad teammate and a bad leader. Via NFL.com, the @SteelBlitzburgh account on Twitter has been posting videos of a gathering of players at Roethlisberger's lake house in Georgia. It's a smart move by Roethlisberger, who has from time to time made waves for being aloof and distant and not as collegial and cordial as he could have been with fellow Steelers.
Tags: News, NFL, Georgia, Steelers, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger, Roethlisberger, Ben


Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter both released from hospital

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter has been released from a Georgia hospital after hip replacement surgery. A spokeswoman for Carter says former first lady Rosalynn Carter also was hospitalized Wednesday in Americus after feeling faint but was discharged Thursday along with her husband. The 94-year-old former president injured his hip earlier this week […]
Tags: News, Atlanta, Georgia, Ap, Nation, Jimmy Carter, Carter, Jimmy, Americus, Rosalynn Carter


Stacey Abrams: We Cannot Resign Ourselves to Dismay and Disenfranchisement

As more people of color claim political power, efforts to block them will accelerate — unless we act.
Tags: Elections, News, Georgia, Discrimination, Blacks, Politics And Government, Voting Rights Act (1965, Voter Registration and Requirements, Identification Devices, States (US, Stacey Abrams


What Will The Biggest Obstacles To The Ballot Box Be In 2020?

The blue wave of 2018 featured historic midterm turnout, while voters in some states, like Michigan and Florida, approved ballot initiatives that would further expand access to the ballot box. But those gains in voter participation have reinvigorated GOP efforts to make it harder to vote. Voting rights advocates are already tracking new obstacles — legislative or otherwise — that Republicans are putting between voters and the ballot box ahead of the 2020 election. Several legislatures have qu...
Tags: Florida, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Russia, Alabama, Georgia, Gop, Missouri, Tennessee, Arizona, Ohio, Michigan, North Carolina, Trump, Voting Rights


United States: Another Tool To Fight Frivolous Litigation - Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP

In Showan v. Pressdee, Case No. 17-15547 (decided April 29, 2019), the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit held that litigants in federal court cases governed by Georgia law
Tags: News, Georgia, United States, Eleventh Circuit, United States Court of Appeals, Russell LLP, Smith Gambrell, Showan


Hollywood’s big players stay quiet on Georgia abortion law

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Georgia and Hollywood are worlds away from one another, physically and culturally, but irresistible tax incentives have turned the state into a filming powerhouse dubbed “Hollywood of the South.” Productions as big as Marvel Studios’ superhero blockbusters and shows like “Stranger Things” and “The Walking Dead” call the state home base, […]
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Los Angeles, Georgia, Ap, Nation, Marvel Studios, South Productions


Kemp calls for indicted insurance commissioner to resign

ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp called for the resignation of Georgia’s insurance commissioner Wednesday after he was indicted on federal charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering that stem from alleged crimes that preceded his election. Kemp, in a letter to fellow Republican Jim Beck, asked him to resign his post as […]
Tags: News, Atlanta, Georgia, Ap, Nation, Kemp, Brian Kemp, Jim Beck


DCCC Chair To Help Anti-Abortion Dem Fundraise Amid Severe Abortion Laws

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chair Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) will appear at a fundraiser for Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL), a conservative Democrat who opposes abortion. Chicago Business reported on Wednesday that Bustos will attend the $1000+ breakfast fundraiser in June for Lipinski’s reelection campaign. The news comes after Alabama and Georgia passed strict abortion measures, both of which the DCCC slammed as “extreme” and “unconstitutional” on Wednesday. Alabama’s ban on almost ...
Tags: News, Congress, Nbc News, Alabama, Georgia, Abortion, Smith, DCCC, Ga, Dan Lipinski, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Chicago Business, Blue Dogs, Lipinski, Cheri, Jared Smith


Abortion Funds Bombarded With Donations in Panic Over Alabama Ban

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastThe extreme anti-abortion bill signed into law in Alabama on Wednesday sent shock waves far across state lines, crystallizing the growing challenge to Roe v. Wade and triggering record donations to groups bent on making sure women can safely end unwanted pregnancies.Late Tuesday, Alabama lawmakers voted in a ban on almost all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape or incest. Gov. Kay Ivey signed it Wednesday, making it the strictest ...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Senate, Alabama, Alyssa Milano, America, Georgia, Bbc, Gop, Hillary Clinton, House, Aclu, Al Jazeera, King, Chris Evans, Montgomery




Actresses talk about their abortions while criticizing new laws

Milla Jovovich is the latest actress to reveal that she had an abortion, while criticizing abortion bills in Georgia and other states.
Tags: News, Georgia, Stories, Milla Jovovich


Actresses Milla Jovovich and Jameela Jamil share their abortion stories to decry Georgia law

Actresses Milla Jovovich and Jameela Jamil open up about their abortions while decrying controversial abortion measures in Georgia and other states on social media.
Tags: Georgia, Cnn, Milla Jovovich, Jameela Jamil




Alabama and Georgia Are Throwing Down the Gauntlet against Roe . Good.

We are witnessing the beginnings of an anti-abortion legislative revolution in Red America. Two generations of pro-life activism, persuasion, and argument have yielded pro-life supermajorities in state houses across much of the South and Midwest, and they recognize the fact that we have reached a moment of legal possibility we may never attain again -- perhaps not for generations. It is possible (maybe not likely, but possible) that the Supreme Court could overrule Roe v. Wade, and these legisla...
Tags: New York, News, Supreme Court, Court, Alabama, Georgia, United States, Donald Trump, Lucy, Wade, Roe, Casey, South and Midwest, Red America, Blackmun, Kay Ivey


With Abortion Rights Under Assault in Alabama, Here’s How to Help

America is in an era of extreme anti-abortion laws. What you can do about it.
Tags: News, Mississippi, Kentucky, Alabama, America, Georgia, Abortion, Ohio, Kay, Ivey, Law and Legislation, State Legislatures, Roe v Wade (Supreme Court Decision, Abortion Rights Under Assault


The ladies will just love Georgia's new abortion law!

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Alabama abortion bill: 25 men drown out voices of three women as controversial bill is passed

Three women had a voice in Alabama Senate as 25 men passed abortion banAmid the debate on the Alabama Senate floor over America’s most restrictive abortion law, state Senator Linda Coleman-Madison appeared to be losing patience.She was one of just three women to vote Tuesday on HB 314, which would outlaw abortions even in cases of rape and incest. And more than two hours into the debate, she had a few questions for state Senator Clyde Chambliss, one of the bill’s key Republican backers. Earlier,...
Tags: Texas, News, Supreme Court, Washington Post, Elizabeth Warren, Alabama, America, Georgia, Iowa, Ohio, Kirsten Gillibrand, The Washington Post, Miller, Mike DeWine, Wendy Davis, Alabama Senate


The New Health Care: Why Politics Should Be Kept Out of Miscarriages

The possible problems of a new Georgia law, including causing further pain.
Tags: News, Georgia, Abortion, Law and Legislation, Women and Girls, Miscarriages, Pregnancy and Childbirth


Alabama abortion bill: New law part of ‘US-wide strategy to push abortion out of reach for all women’

Campaigners say Alabama’s new law mandating a near total ban on abortion is part of a nationwide “coordinated strategy” to make abortion inaccessible for women across America.The legislation, which is the most restrictive abortion bill in the US, would make carrying out an abortion at any stage of the pregnancy punishable by 10 to 99 years in jail. The strict abortion ban, which has been branded a “death sentence for women”, would even criminalise performing abortions in cases of rape and incest...
Tags: UK, News, Supreme Court, US, Alabama, America, Georgia, Aclu, Margaret Atwood, Louisiana, Trump, American Civil Liberties Union, University of Sussex, Roe, Alabama Senate, Brett Kavanaugh



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