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Hidden Horrors in the Georgia Vote Law

When we first reported that handing a slice of pizza to a voter waiting three hours in a line is now a felony in Georgia, other media ate it up (forgive me my puns). But there are greater horrors than pizza prohibition hidden in the 95 pages of Georgia’s new… READ MORE

Pizza outlawed in Georgia
To Suppress the Vote

I can’t make this up. The state of Georgia passed a law this week, HB 531, that outlaws handing out pizza slices and water to voters waiting for hours to vote.
But Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger objected to the law because, he said, his office had already ruled that pizza… READ MORE

Civil Rights Groups Fight Back Against Georgia’s Voter Purges

Civil Rights Groups Fight Back Against Georgia’s Voter Purges

The importance of the January 5 Senate runoff elections in Georgia cannot be overestimated. They will determine which party controls the Senate, with vast ramifications for economic policy, climate change, workers’ rights, immigrants’ rights, judicial nominees, and much more. The purging of nearly 200,000 registered voters from the voting rolls in Georgia could spell the… READ MORE

Georgia Closes Black Polling Stations
White Polls Open for Early Voting

[Cobb County, Georgia] “They didn’t cut one White polling site!”
Barbara Arnwine was livid about this fluorescent violation of both Georgia and Federal voting rights law, a subject she teaches at Columbia University. “All the polling sites they cut were in Black and Brown neighborhoods,” said Arnwine, Founder of … READ MORE