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Author: Southern Center for Human Rights

Southern Center for Human Rights Statement on the Killing of Manuel Terán

Manuel Esteban Paez Terán, otherwise known as Tortugita, should be alive today.  On Wednesday, January…

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Groundbreaking ACLU Report Offers Clear Solutions to Overcrowding at Fulton County Jail

On October 12, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the ACLU of Georgia released…

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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 SCHR Impact Litigation Director Christina Wilson Remlin I have been thinking about trans kids…

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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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