Category Archives: Fourteenth Amendment

APD Free Speech Violations Go to Court

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(APN) ATLANTA — Three lawsuits were filed on Monday, September 21, 2015, for violations of free speech rights of protesters and media by Atlanta police.   Two cases resulted from the November 2014 marches and protests in downtown Atlanta after the police killing verdict in the controversial Ferguson, Missouri, case was announced to the public   As reported earlier by […]

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No Freedom in Atlanta’s Freedom Park for Cannabis Activists

  (APN) ATLANTA — Neither soaking rain nor the lack of permit from the City of Atlanta prevented advocates for the legalization of cannabis–commonly known as marijuana–from speaking out at the Great Atlanta Pot Festival 2013.   Paul Cornwell, Atlanta Coalition for the Abolition of Marijuana Prohibition (CAMP), and the festival organizer, was turned down for a permit to hold […]

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Minor Parties Sue Over Presidential Ballot Access in Georgia (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — On Friday, May 25, 2012, the Green Party of Georgia and the Constitution Party of Georgia filed a lawsuit in US District Court against the State of Georgia and Secretary of State Brian Kemp challenging the ballot access requirements for independent and minor party candidates to run candidates on ballots in Georgia for President of the US. […]

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(IPS) Federal Court Grants Legal Victory to Transgender People

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec 14, 2011 (IPS) – When Vandy Beth Glenn, a transgender woman formerly known as Mr. Glenn Morrison, told her supervisors at the Georgia state legislature where she served as a legislative editor that she would start coming to work dressed as a woman, she was fired. […]

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