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Georgia Governor Nathan Deal Will Veto Anti-LGBT Bill

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced today that he is going to veto a “religious liberties” bill that would allow faith-based groups to deny services and employment to LGBT individuals. Gov.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 28, 2016 - 2:20 pm

The Walking Dead Joins Media Heavyweights Threatening Georgia Boycott

Georgia governor Nathan Deal is caught between a financially lucrative rock and a bigoted, dumbass hard place. Georgia legislators passed House Bill 757 earlier this week, a sweeping “religious liberty”

Jenni Miller | March 25, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Georgia Passes Anti-Gay Bill, May Face Economic Backlash

Gay rights advocates say discrimination could soon be legal in Georgia if Gov. Nathan Deal signs a bill now on his desk. The controversial Religious Liberty Bill—which would allow churches…

Newser | March 17, 2016 - 6:30 pm

Sorry For The Nightmares: Clown Is Arrested In A Waffle House For Smoking Meth

An Athens, Georgia man named Jacob Worthington was arrested at an Athens Waffle House for smoking meth inside of the restaurant bathroom while dressed as a clown. :(

Katrin Higher | March 5, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Miss Georgia Betty Cantrell Wins Miss America Crown After Saying Tom Brady “Definitely Cheated”

The deciding factor in determining who to crown this year’s Miss America came down to one thing — Tom Brady’s balls. During the interview portion of the pageant, in which…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 14, 2015 - 9:30 am

Run Free Little Fellas! 300 Zoo Animals Still Missing In Tbilisi, Georgia

As terrible floods hit Georgia’s capital city of Tbilisi this weekend 12 people were killed (by the floods) while hundreds of zoo animals were inadvertently released into the world after…

Katrin Higher | June 14, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Georgia Judge Orders New Trial Because Woman With Down Syndrome “Didn’t Behave Like A Victim”

Fayette County, Georgia, judge Christiopher McFadden overturned a jury’s guilty verdict against a man who raped a woman with Down syndrome because she allegedly didn’t behave like a victim.

Jessica Wakeman | February 28, 2014 - 6:30 pm

If You Hate Valentine’s Day, You Can Go To Georgia Where It Has Been Cancelled

There are Valentine’s Day enthusiasts and there are the rest of us — a bunch of people on a mission to ignore the most pointless holiday of the year. If you…

Ami Angelowicz | February 14, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Arson Suspected At Two Georgia Abortion Clinics

Two abortion clinics have recently experienced suspicious fires, so the FBI announced on Wednesday that it will investigate the incidents as arson.

The first occurred at Atlanta Gynecology…

Jessica Wakeman | May 25, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Today In WTF: Bill Comparing Women To Livestock Passes

Seriously, ladies, what is this fuckery? As we reported earlier, a Georgia bill criminalizing abortion after 20 weeks, with no exceptions for rape or incest, has passed Georgia’s Senate, and…

Julie Gerstein | April 5, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: GA Lawmaker Compares Women To Cows & Pigs

A Republican state representative compared women to livestock earlier this week, while he spoke in favor of criminalizing abortion after 20 weeks. Speaking to the restriction on abortion even when…

Jessica Wakeman | March 9, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Hero Of The Week: Georgia Rep. Yasmin Neal, Who Wants To Ban Vasectomies

Meet Georgia Representative Yasmin Neal. She’s fed up with the government trying to legislate women’s reproductive rights, so she just introduced a bill into the general assembly that would ban…

Julie Gerstein | February 22, 2012 - 1:20 pm
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