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Author: Hannah Riley

SCHR Sends Warning Letter to Lee Arrendale State Prison

On Friday, SCHR sent a letter to Warden Murray Tatum of Lee Arrendale State Prison…

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Decorated Veteran At Risk of Being Re-incarcerated Due to Parole Board’s Claimed Error

Sergeant Jerry Lett is a decorated veteran, former firefighter, and dedicated father who has led…

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ACTION ALERT: STOP HB 289

Last night, House Bill 289, which now includes the anti-protest and anti-defund language from Senate Bill 171, was placed on the…

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ACTION ALERTS: Legislative Day 39 and Day 40 (Sine Die)

The following bills are expected to receive a vote on one of the final days…

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ACTION ALERT: Protect Cashless Bail

Once again, and with only 3 legislative days left, cashless bail is under attack at…

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ACTION ALERTS: NO to HB 286, HB 289, & HB 534

In the coming days, the Senate will consider 3 particularly harmful pieces of legislation: HB 286 and HB…

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Action Alert: Oppose HB 534

House Bill 534, the Governor’s overly punitive street racing legislation, has been scheduled for a…

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ACTION ALERT: Oppose HB 286 – Protecting Police Budgets, Compromising Community Safety

House Bill 286 is scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Public Safety Committee Thursday,…

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“The System Killed My Son.”

Since January of 2020, at least 32 people have been killed in the Georgia prison…

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Citizen’s Arrest Repeal Bill Passes Out of Georgia House Unanimously

Today, less than two weeks after the one-year anniversary of Ahmaud Arbery’s death, the citizen’s arrest…

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Action Alert: NO on HB 534

House Bill 534, the Governor’s overly punitive street racing legislation, has been scheduled for a hearing in the…

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Civil Rights Organizations Commend Governor Kemp’s Dedication to Repealing Citizen’s Arrest

Today, Governor Kemp announced proposed legislation that would repeal Georgia’s Citizen’s Arrest statute. The bill…

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