On any given afternoon, somewhere along Peachtree Road, Atlanta’s most famous costumed street performer is likely dancing along the sidewalk wearing a brightly-colored tutu, blowing a whistle and throwing a majorette baton.
A dozen NAACP members from Georgia gathered at the Dodge County Courthouse last week to call for the removal of the Confederate flag that flies on the courthouse grounds. A handful of counties in Georgia allows the Confederate flag to fly over government properties.
The decision was coming, but no one knew when. Would it be today? Monday? Maybe the Supreme Court was having trouble coming to a final ruling, and would issue it in July?
Turns out, Friday was the day.
Nearly a half–million Georgians breathed a sigh of relief Thursday after the nation's highest court upheld their right to federal healthcare subsidies. In a 6–3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to keep the law known as Obamacare intact.
Police clashes with black youth in Ferguson... in Baltimore... in McKinney, Texas. The ouster of the N-Double A-C-P leader in Spokane, Washington. These are moments when race emerged as a national issue.
More than 412,000 Georgians can receive tax subsidies designed to make health insurance affordable after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the nationwide assistance on Thursday.
Experts say the court's ruling means little will change for people using the federal exchange to buy insurance.
In a matter of days, the U.S. Supreme Court could strike down same-sex marriage bans in Georgia and a dozen other states. It would be a decision with wide-ranging implications, from wedding planners in Savannah to gay couple who want to divorce.