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I have been remiss in posting about the death penalty. It is part of my privilege that I can “become too busy” or “have other things to do.” The reality is that I can choose to engage this issue or not. 403 more words

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List Grows as Entertainment Industry Weigh in on Georgia Bill

Georgia’s pending religious liberty legislation it getting more and more attention. And not in a good way. Disney and Marvel said they would their business elsewhere.  1,133 more words

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AMC Weighs in on Georgia's Ant-Gay Bill

Both Disney and Marvel Studios have threatened to boycott Georgia if a controversial anti-gay bill is not vetoed by Gov. Nathan Deal. On March 17, the Georgia legislature passed the “Free Exercise Protection Act.” The bill allows faith-based organizations to deny service or employment to anyone who violates their “ 178 more words

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Georgia lawmakers acknowledge testing went too far

In an acknowledgement that Georgia went too far with a 2013 law that mandated the heavy use of tests in teacher job evaluations, the state House of Representatives voted unanimously Tuesday to roll back the use of tests. 237 more words

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Nearly 2,000 children in campus childcare centers where guns would now be allowed

One overlooked aspect of the college campus carry bill:  There are about 1,700 young children in university sanctioned childcare centers around the state. House Bill 859… 213 more words

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Gov. Nathan Deal said to be working against testing overhaul

UPDATE from Maureen this afternoon: In a rare show of pique, House Education Chairman Brooks Coleman just opened the meeting on Senate Bill 364, the testing reform bill, by denouncing PAGE’s alert to its members warning the governor was attempting to block the bill by strong arming Coleman and three other House Ed members. 318 more words

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Atlanta business community opposes Georgia's 'Religious Freedom' bill

Atlanta’s and Georgia’s collective business community have sounded the alarm and are closing ranks in light of House Bill 757, dubbed the “Religious Freedom” bill, that provide freedom for faith-based groups use their held religious beliefs to decline service to couples in relationships with which they disagree. 636 more words

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