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KKK Wins Key Victory In Plan To Adopt A Georgia Highway

In a unanimous decision on Tuesday, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled that a Ku Klux Klan group’s lawsuit to adopt a highway can continue, CNN… 231 more words

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KKK's Years-Long Battle To "Adopt" Stretch Of Georgia Highway Headed To Trial

Four years after the Ku Klux Klan set off a lengthy legal battle by applying to adopt a stretch of road in northern Georgia near the North Carolina border, the state’s Supreme Court ruled that the controversial group’s lawsuit against Georgia can move forward.  305 more words

U.S. 1: Florida's All-American Road

The Florida Keys Scenic Corridor Alliance held its annual meeting in May 2016. The Alliance is the byway organization responsible for overseeing administration of the U.S. 265 more words

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Volunteer Opportunity: Adopt-a-Highway

The Honors Programming Board has set up an Adopt-a-Highway for Sunday, April 17th at 1:00pm. The Honor’s Program is looking for 25 volunteers to help cleanup a 3 mile stretch of road. 130 more words

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Today in 1985: First Adopt-a-Highway sign goes up

Today in 1985, the first-ever Adopt-a-Highway sign is erected on Texas’s Highway 69. The highway was adopted by the Tyler Civitan Club, which committed to picking up trash along a designated two-mile stretch of the road. 165 more words

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First Amendment Rights DO Have Limits!

What to do when the most notorious racist organization in the nation claims that they are being discriminated against?  This is the dilemma facing the Georgia Supreme Court this week as they begin hearing arguments about whether the KKK has, in fact, a constitutional right to “Adopt-A-Highway” and have “IKK Realm of GA, Ku Klux Klan” appear on a highway sign. 610 more words

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Ku Klux Klan Gets Unlikely Ally In Effort To Adopt A Highway In Georgia

For years, the Ku Klux Klan have fought to join Georgia’s “Adopt-A-Highway” program. Now, they might be one step closer towards their goal with, ironically, the help of a civil rights organization. 387 more words

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