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Georgia Senate Hears “Campus Carry” Gun Bill

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(APN) ATLANTA — HB 859, Campus Carry, sponsored by State Rep. Rick Jasperse (R-Jasper), passed the House on February 23, 2016, and had its first Senate Judiciary hearing on Wednesday March 02.   HB 859 is yet another model legislative bill pushed by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), along with the National Rifle Association (NRA) and local gun groups […]

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Martina Correia, 1967-2011, !Presente!

  (APN) ATLANTA — Martina Correia, the sister of Troy Davis who was his strongest advocate, has succumbed to breast cancer. She had been diagnosed with breast cancer seven years ago and given six months to live at that time, but she fought to stay alive so that she could fight for her brother, Troy, to stay alive. “We were […]

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Former CIA, McGovern, Speaks in Atlanta on Osama, Clinton, and Erosion of Rights

(APN) DECATUR — Ray McGovern, 71, former CIA analyst and current anti-war activist, visited Decatur on Monday, May 02, 2011, at the Atlanta Friends Meeting House, for a forum organized by the Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition’s Atlanta chapter. Hundreds attended the event and there was standing room only. As previously reported by Atlanta Progressive News, McGovern’s last visit to […]

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200 Protest in Midtown over US Occupations of Iraq, Afghanistan

(APN) ATLANTA — ¬†Yesterday, on the 8th anniversary of the criminal US “shock and awe” attack on Iraq, 160 Atlantans marched in Midtown to bring awareness that the US still has troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and that these continued occupations will cost Georgia taxpayers five billion dollars in 2011. “Bring the Troops and War Dollars Home!” “Money for Jobs […]

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