Thursday on Political Rewind: Some Georgians are waiting in lines as long as two hours in order to cast their vote early, as a new poll shows Sen. Raphael Warnock slightly ahead of Herschel Walker, but within the margin of error. Meanwhile, the first pre-file ahead of the 2023 legislative session is a response to Georgia's abortion ban.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Speaker David Ralston died Wednesday surrounded by family. As 73rd Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives, he leaves a strong legacy of bipartisanship. Today on Political Rewind, a panel of journalists who covered the speaker remember his life.
Georgia’s strict abortion ban was debated again in court this week as part of a bench trial in a constitutional challenge of the recently implemented law.
Even with a wave of new state-level abortion restrictions passing or taking effect this summer, Georgia’s law stood out because of its so-called personhood provisions that accompanied the better known six-week ban on the procedure, including a new tax break for expecting parents. But the fetal tax deduction’s cost and benefits remain murky.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Music Midtown has been canceled, allegedly because of Georgia's gun laws. Plus, the State Department of Revenue will allow Georgians to claim embryos on income tax deductions. Meanwhile, Tamar Hallerman provides an update on the latest in the Fulton County probe.
The Georgia Department of Revenue issued guidance that added an unborn child with a "detectable heartbeat" to the definition of a dependent.
Georgia expects to receive more than 34,000 doses of the monkeypox vaccine over the next month and a half.
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham is challenging a subpoena to testify before a special grand jury in Fulton County.
Abortion rights advocates and providers have filed a new lawsuit against Georgia's strict abortion ban in state court.
Georgia’s new abortion law and controversial personhood language will create a flurry of confusion that experts argue will likely tie up state courts with challenges.
Abortion clinics were forced to turn patients away following a decision by federal court to enact Georgia House Bill 481 without a grace period.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Yesterday, a federal appeals court allowed Georgia House Bill 481 to take effect immediately, restricting abortion access after around six weeks with few exceptions. Our panel breaks down the ruling, the political implications, and the future of abortion access in Georgia.
On this week's episode, we look at the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decision to undo precedent around abortion — upending Georgia politics in the process.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: The team is back with a live show. The Fourth of July brought out some of the best and worst realities of our country. A mass shooting in Highland Park, Ill., turned a joyous celebration into a scene of carnage. Meanwhile, candidates on the November ballot show no signs of slowing down over the holiday.
Abortion is still legal in Georgia up until 20 weeks into a pregnancy, But future court rulings on a 2019 law could drastically limit access.
A bill aimed at restricting mail-order abortion pills passed the Georgia Senate this year, but stalled in the House. President Joe Biden has pledged to protect access to abortion medications, and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said on Tuesday that access to the pills will be a priority for HHS.
The streets of downtown Atlanta echoed with the now-familiar sounds of protest chants Tuesday as hundreds marched to demonstrate after a leaked draft U.S. Supreme Court opinion which, if given final approval, would severely limit abortion access in the majority of states, including Georgia.