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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Civil Rights Leader Endorses Democratic Candidate for GA Governor

A candidate vying for the Democratic nomination for Georgia Governor has been endorsed by Civil Rights Leader Dr. Joseph Lowery. 

Stone Mountain another (huge) test for Confederate symbols

Part theme park and part shrine to Dixie’s Lost Cause, this granite outcrop east of Atlanta — sculpted like a Mount Rushmore of the Confederacy — is once again an ideological battlefield as a new fight rages over rebel symbolism across the South.

Mayor: Panel to mull renaming Confederate statues, streets

The mayor of Georgia’s capital city says he’ll bring together leaders to help him address calls to remove or rename streets and monuments that have a Confederate name.

Georgia law on Confederate monument removal proves difficult

The urge to remove Confederate monuments and symbols on Georgia, may be harder than protesters think.

Forever GI Bill gets signed into law, Senator Isakson reacts

With the leadership of Senator Isakson (R-GA), lawmakers sent an expanded GI educational benefits bill, known as the "Forever GI Bill" to President Donald Trump's desk and it was signed into law this week.

Military leaders speak out against racism, extremism

 Leaders of the four major U.S. military services are speaking out against racism and extremism after last weekend’s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Georgia candidate for Governor wants Stone Mountain carvings removed

Georgia candidate for Governor wants to remove the Confederate monument carving on the north face of Stone Mountain.

Perdue supports President Trump’s efforts to protect intellectual property

Perdue supports President Trump's trade probe in to China's trade practices.

Georgia Supreme Court upholds conviction in contract killing

The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a man convicted of hiring a hit man to kill his business partner to keep him from testifying against him in a federal fraud case.

Faith & Freedom’s Dave Baker – Marijuana – “No Medical Benefit”

"MJ is a schedule I drug” at which point a heckler from the audience is heard shouting “You’re way over!” which Baker would reply “Thank you.   Which means it is highly addictive and has no medical benefit.”
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