At issue is whether Georgia officials should be prohibited from enforcing the state’s restrictive abortion law while a legal challenge against it is pending. Georgia’s so-called heartbeat bill was signed into law by Gov. Brian Kemp in 2019, but it had been blocked from taking effect.
According to officials, a federal arrest warrant has been issued by the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia for 24-year-old Joshuia Jonathon Luke Brown. Brown was charged by police with possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and impeding a federal official.
Governor Brian Kemp, First Lady Marty Kemp, and the Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Candice Broce announced a new statewide marketing campaign that is aimed to help recruit and retain more foster parents for youth in state custody.
The response to unfathomable violence at Uvalde, or Parkland has Georgia parents doing whatever they can to shield their children from violence. For some, that means sending their kids to school with bulletproof backpacks.
The monkeypox outbreak continues to spread. Atlanta-based CDC reports there are 16,836 probable or confirmed cases nationwide, 2,891 cases in the U.S. and 211 in Georgia, an increase since 158 cases were reported on July 21.
While violent crime is down lately in the Fountain City, officials say the county morgue is still overflowing. Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan says the problem is leading to delays with autopsy results.
A British filmmaker who shot interviews with Donald Trump and his inner circle in the final months of the former president’s administration has been subpoenaed to testify in a Georgia investigation into whether Trump and others illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in the state.