Thu., March 28, 2013 5:52pm
A bill that would have barred state employees from using their insurance plan for most abortions appears to have died for the 2013 legislative session.
Mon., March 25, 2013 6:44pm
A bill making changes to employee benefits at a single state agency has evolved into an argument over abortion. As a result, the Georgia Senate voted Monday to forbid any state employee insurance plan from covering abortion services, with the exception of those necessary to protect a pregnant woman's life or health.
Wed., February 27, 2013 10:04am
It would be illegal to create hybrid human-animal embryos under new legislation before Georgia lawmakers. The bill sponsored by Republican Rep. Jay Neal of LaFayette would ban the creation and implantation of hybrid embryos into women.
Sat., December 29, 2012 3:00pm
The new year will bring changes to Georgia’s tax code.
Wed., December 26, 2012 1:25pm
The architect of a state ban on most abortions after 20 weeks says he's disappointed his law won't be going into effect as scheduled. Outgoing state Rep. Doug McKillip (R-Athens) wrote and sponsored the legislation that was signed by Governor Nathan Deal earlier this year but is being challenged by the ACLU of Georgia.
Tue., December 25, 2012 10:00am
A state judge has temporarily suspended a Georgia law banning abortions for women who are beyond 20 weeks pregnant.
Thu., December 20, 2012 3:53pm
A judge is considering whether to block Georgia's new law that bans abortions after 20 weeks from taking effect January 1. The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed a lawsuit on behalf of three obstetricians challenging the law's constitutionality.
Thu., December 20, 2012 9:03am
The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia last month filed a lawsuit to block Georgia’s new abortion law, which is to take effect Jan. 1. A judge is scheduled to hear arguments in the case Thursday. The law bans abortions after 20 weeks.
Fri., December 14, 2012 11:00am
A Georgia lawmaker is looking to give drivers who support a woman's right to choose the option to demonstrate their viewpoint with a specialty license plate.
Mon., December 3, 2012 6:00am
A state branch of the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in Fulton County Superior Court challenging Georgia's regulations banning pre-viability abortions.