Wednesday on Political Rewind: Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis says criminal charges are "imminent" in her investigation into the 2020 election, but her final report will stay sealed while she pursues charges. Although they don't have the votes, state Democrats filed bills to overturn Georgia's abortion ban.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: A new poll shows Georgia's race for U.S. Senate is up for grabs. Georgia's Court of Appeals ruled that early voting can go forward this upcoming Saturday. The state also appealed the suspension of a 2019 abortion law. And Sen. Lindsey Graham testifies in Fulton County today.
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.
A Fulton County judge ruled Tuesday to overturn Georgia’s recently implemented abortion ban — setting the state’s abortion restrictions back to previous timelines.
Georgia’s ban on abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy has been struck down. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney ruled Tuesday that since the law was passed when Roe v. Wade was the law of the land, it is currently void, but may be reenacted in the Georgia legislature.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Georgia's abortion ban has been ruled unconstitutional by a Fulton County judge. After announcing he'd be running for president in 2024, Donald Trump also sang Herschel Walker's praises publicly. Meanwhile, Democrats sue to restore Saturday early voting ahead of the runoff.
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.
Monday on Political Rewind: A challenge to the state’s abortion law heads to court today. The trial starts as more than 800,000 Georgians have already cast ballots. Meanwhile, Sen. Lindsey Graham appeals to the Supreme Court to avoid testifying in the special grand jury investigating the 2020 election.
A court will hear oral arguments in the new state constitutional challenge of Georgia’s strict abortion law later this month. On Wednesday, a Fulton County judge shot down a motion to delay the case until after the consequential Nov. 8 midterms.
Monday on Political Rewind: A potential U.S. Senate runoff looms over voters for the second time in two years. Meanwhile, Democrats are running on abortion rights, even in deep red parts of Georgia. Plus: the latest on the Coffee County election office data breach.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: As the incumbent governor, Brian Kemp is running a tight campaign based on what he's accomplished over the last four years. Kemp campaign communications director Cody Hall joins the panel to break down their strategy for a rematch against Stacey Abrams.
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.
Thursday on Political Rewind: The ACLU is suing the state over a six-week ban on abortions, citing Georgia's constitutional right to privacy. Listen in to our special panel examine the state constitution's history and its potential relevance to future high-profile cases.
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.