Tag Archives: federal lawsuit

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

Federal lawsuit challenges Georgia’s gay marriage ban

Georgia is the latest state to have its prohibition on same-sex marriages challenged in a federal court lawsuit . . .

Tags: federal lawsuit , Georgia , Lambda Legal , same-sex marriages