highland park shooting

A police officer reacts as he walks in downtown Highland Park, Ill., a suburb of Chicago, Monday, July 4, 2022, where a mass shooting took place at a Highland Park Fourth of July parade.

Credit: (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

The panel: 

Chuck Williams — Reporter, @chuckwilliams, WRBL-TV, Columbus

Kenya Hunter — Reporter, @KenyaTheHunterCapital B Atlanta

Stephen Fowler — Political reporter, @stphnfwlrGPB News

Tamar Hallerman — Senior reporter, @TamarHallermanThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution


The breakdown: 

1. Highland Park, Ill., shooting at a parade over the Fourth of July weekend brings up questions about gun control. 


2. Georgia state legislators fight subpoenas from the Fulton County district attorney. 

  • The district attorney's office has an ongoing criminal investigation into the actions of former President Donald Trump and his allies following Georgia’s 2020 elections.

    •  Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan and former state Sen. William Ligon of Brunswick, both Republicans, filed a motion to fight the subpoenas.

3. Impact of Georgia's abortion law on communities of color. 

  • Capital B's Kenya Hunter reports Black people make up 65% of Georgia's abortions. 
  • Georgia does not have a trigger law that would have banned abortion after the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade.
    • Right now, abortion is still legal in Georgia up until 20 weeks into a pregnancy. 

Stephen Fowler speaks on legality of personhood argument.

4. Georgia elections are on track to become historically expensive. 

  • Incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp looks for more national sources for fundraising

    • In 2018, Stacey Abrams outspent Kemp but fell short of the office by 55,000 votes.

Wednesday on Political Rewind: Terence Moore joins the panel to talk about his new book, The Real Hank Aaron.