Tag Archives: Abortion

Senate gives final passage to abortion bill

House and Senate Republicans adopt an anti-abortion bill and send it to Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: Abortion , Nan Orrock , State Health Benefits Plan , Steve Thompson

Day 39 gets off to a contested – and heavily armed – start

The penultimate day of the General Assembly session starts off with an abortion bill and massive arrests of demonstrators . . .

Tags: Abortion , Capitol police , capitol protesters , Moral Monday , State Troopers

Political Notes – Fulton Commission will challenge two bills

Fulton Commission Chairman John Eaves said lawsuits will be filed to challenge two of the bills that restructure the county commission . . .

Tags: Abortion , Fulton County Commission , Georgia Health Information Network , immigration reform , John Eaves , Johnny Isakson , Lynn Westmoreland , Nathan Deal , Saxby Chambliss

Sometimes, it’s better to do nothing

The legislative session made more news for what didn’t pass than for what did . . .

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Some major issues run aground as Legislature adjourns

Major legislation involving gun carry laws, riparian rights, abortion and unemployment benefits fails to pass in the dying hours of the legislative session . . .

Tags: Abortion , Alan Powell , David Ralston , Flint River , gun carry laws , Mike Crane , riparian rights , Ross Tolleson

Political Notes – Deal approvals at 55 percent

A Fox Atlanta poll shows Gov. Nathan Deal has a 55 percent job approval rating at this time . . .

Tags: Abortion , Chip Rogers , Doug McKillip , Georgia Public Broadcasting , job approval , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , ViaSat

Political Notes – In poll, 70 percent don’t want ‘Roe v. Wade’ overturned

A large majority of Americans don’t want to see the ‘Roe v. Wade’ abortion decision overturned, according to a national poll . . .

Tags: Abortion , Doug Collins David Scott , Roe v. Wade , Sistie Hudson , Tom Price

Judge blocks state’s 20-week abortion ban

Fulton County judge temporarily puts a hold on the law that would prohibit abortions performed after the 20th week of a pregnancy . . .

Tags: 20th week , Abortion , Doris Downs

On the campaign trail: A bipartisan group takes aim at McKillip

Rep. Doug McKillip has Democrats and Republicans working against his attempt to win the GOP primary in his legislative district . . .

Tags: Able Mabel Thomas , Abortion , Alisha Thomas Morgan , Bob Smith , Bobby Allen , Cobb County school , David Morgan , David Ralston , Doug McKillip , Kathy Ashe , Ken Britt , Mary Margaret Oliver , Regina Quick

Deal signs 20-week abortion ban legislation

New law will criminalize most abortions performed after the 20th week of a pregnancy, with doctors facing the possibility of up to 10 years in prison . . .

Tags: 20-week ban , Abortion , Doug McKillip , Nathan Deal , phyisician imprisonment