Tag Archives: federal lawsuit

Federal lawsuit tries to reopen registration for 6th CD runoff

Federal lawsuit alleges that Secretary of State Brian Kemp is violating federal law by closing off registration for the 6th Congressional District runoff election on March 20 . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , federal lawsuit , voter registation

Political Notes — Kemp agrees to restore purged voters

The state’s chief elections officer agrees to suspend a vote purging procedure that could potentially make it possible for thousands of rejected minority applicants to vote in the Nov. 8 election . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , civil rights groups , DECAL , federal lawsuit , minority voters , voter registration procedure

Georgia sued over voter verification procedure

Civil rights groups are trying to throw out a voter verification procedure used by Georgia’s election division . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , civil rights groups , federal lawsuit , voter verification

Political Notes — Deal schedules a budget fly-around

Gov. Nathan Deal will hold several ceremonial signings of the state budget as he flies around Georgia on Monday; Rep. Allen Peake explains why a Republican is voting in a Democratic primary . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , budget signing , federal lawsuit , immigrants driver's licenses , Nathan Deal , primary voting

For the record: Georgia’s gay marriage ban is tossed

A federal judge goes through the formality of overturning Georgia’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages . . .

Tags: federal lawsuit , gay marriage , Georgia prohibition , William Duffey

Hall County settles school prayer lawsuit

A federal lawsuit alleging Hall County school employees violated the First Amendment by praying with students has been settled out of court . . .

Tags: American Humanist Association , federal lawsuit , Hall County school district , school prayers

Olens requests delay in gay marriage lawsuit

Attorney General Sam Olens asks a federal judge to delay the lawsuit challenging Georgia’s gay marriage ban until after the Supreme Court rules on the issue . . .

Tags: federal lawsuit , gay marriage , Georgia ban , Sam Olens , William Duffey

Federal judge rejects state’s attempt to dismiss gay marriage lawsuit

Attorney General Sam Olens’ request to dismiss a federal lawsuit against Georgia’s gay marriage ban is denied . . .

Tags: federal lawsuit , gay marriage ban , Sam Olens , William Duffey

Georgia is part of coalition suing Obama on immigration

Georgia joins 16 other states in filing a federal lawsuit challenging President Obama’s executive orders on immigration . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , executive orders , federal lawsuit , immigration , Sam Olens

Olens asks gay marriage lawsuit to be dismissed

Attorney General Sam Olens defends Georgia’s gay marriage ban in a filing in U.S. District Court . . .

Tags: federal lawsuit , gay marriage ban , Sam Olens