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Back-and-forth over abortion law continues after Georgia Supreme Court reinstates abortion ban

The Georgia Supreme Court reinstated Georgia’s law banning most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy Wednesday just over a week after a lower court judge had blocked the law from taking effect.  Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney had ruled last week that the Georgia abortion ban was unconstitutional and blocked state officials from enforcing it.   The so-called “heartbeat” law, initially passed in 2019, prohibits abortions in Georgia after a fetal heartbeat is detected.

Crooks & Liars

GA’s Six-Week Abortion Ban Reinstated

The ban goes into effect immediately while an appeal is pending. More details via The Washington Post: The Georgia Supreme Court has reinstated the state’s ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, just one week after the law was overturned by a Fulton County judge. In response to an emergency filing by the state last week after the ban was lifted, the high court issued a one-page order Wednesday that puts the lower court’s

Georgia News

Georgia police officer charged with sexual exploitation of children

Blakely Police Officer Robert Tyler Vaughn, of Clay County, was arrested and charged in both Clay and Early Counties with one count of sexual exploitation of children and one count of violation of oath of office by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit. The GBI began an investigation into Vaughn’s online activity after receiving numerous Cybertip Reports from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about the possible online possession of child

Mediaite

Herschel Walker Challenges Joy Reid to Debate ‘Any Time of the Day. Any Day of the Week’

Georgia GOP Senate nominee Herschel Walker has challenged MSNBC host Joy Reid to a debate. Walker faces incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) in a Dec. 6 runoff since neither got the needed 50 percent in the midterms this month to avoid a runoff. Appearing on The Charlie Kirk Show on the streaming platform Real America’s Voice on Wednesday, Walker said: I’d love to debate Joy Reid. You know, Senator Warnock, he’s a slick, talking-smooth dressy guy,

Atlanta Daily World

Midterm election results, Walker/Warnock runoff & the Return of ’45’

Ashley Munson is THAT girl. She’s anointed, educated and well-informed concerning the political agenda of our nation. By day, Ashley works as the Senior Manager of advocacy at the Greater Chicago Food Depository, and as Executive Director of the Illinois Black Collective INC. Ashley finds her purpose in being a lobbyist and activist, and talks … Continued The post Midterm election results, Walker/Warnock runoff & the Return of ’45’ appeared first on Atlanta Daily World.