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Political Rewind: What's still standing after Crossover Day; Dozens charged with domestic terror
Rep. Dave Wilkerson, @repdwilkerson, (D) Powder Springs
Dr. Kendra King Momon, professor of political science, Oglethorpe University
Leo Smith, @leosmithtweets, Republican consultant and CEO, Engaged Futures
Tamar Hallerman, @TamarHallerman, senior reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
- The proposed voucher would give parents of children in private school $6,000 to be used on educational expenses.
- The bill's detractors say it would take necessary funding out of public schools.
2. Two sports gambling bills failed to secure enough votes.
- Two bills that would legalize sports gambling, one through a constitutional amendment, didn't receive enough votes to clear their chamber of origin.
- Senate Bill 140 would prohibit doctors from prescribing hormone therapies or gender reassignment surgeries for Georgians under 18.
- The bill passed 136 to 22. Its detractors said the bill wouldn't address discrimination against other groups. Rep. Jasmine Clark (D-Lilburn) argued “A bill such as this may unintentionally have the effect of having each marginalized group wondering where is their definition in the code.”
- Panitch removed language that would add use of a swastika to legal motive.
- More than 20 activists from around the country were charged with domestic terror after vehicles were burned at a police outpost at the planned police training center site.
- The charge is a felony that carries up to 35 years in prison.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The Current's Margaret Coker joins the panel.