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Author: Southern Center for Human Rights

Atlanta Police Department’s Quota System Harms Us All

By Abby Cook, Southern Center for Human Rights Microsoft Fellow On April 11, 2022, CBS46…

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In Honor of Trans Kids, and Kids and Adults Everywhere Who Long for a More Just World

By Christina Wilson Remlin I have been thinking about trans kids throughout this Pride month,…

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Post-Session Wrap-Up: Final 2022 Legislative Update

The Georgia General Assembly adjourned sine die on Monday, April 4, ending the 2021-2022 legislative…

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DOJ Seeks Transparency from the GA Dept. of Corrections

In September 2020, SCHR implored the United States Department of Justice to intervene as Georgia prisons descended…

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Ask House Judiciary Non-Civil Members to protect the right to protest and vote NO on SB 171.

Tell the members of the House Judiciary Non-Civil Committee that this attack on fundamental constitutional rights is not welcome in Georgia.

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Legislative Update: Day 35

This week will take us through Legislative Day 35, as the Georgia General Assembly works…

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Crossover Day Legislative Update

Today at 10 a.m., the Georgia General Assembly gaveled in for Crossover Day. To remain…

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Crossover Day Action Alert: Protect the Right to Protest & Cashless Bail

We are so grateful to our supporters who have taken action to oppose Senate Bill…

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Legislative Update

The Georgia General Assembly met last week for Legislative Days 21-24 and has reconvened this…

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Action Alert: Protect the Right to Protest and Cashless Bail

We need your help to stop two dangerous and regressive bills that will be voted…

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Legislative Update

The Georgia General Assembly met last week for Legislative Days 19 & 20 and will…

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Cashless Bail Under Attack

Cashless bail is yet again under attack at the State Capitol. We need your help. SB 504 is the latest and most egregious attempt to punish poor people by requiring cash bail for pretrial release.

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