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“Hands off Cuba!” Activists Demand in Atlanta

By Scott Crutcher, Staff Writer, The Atlanta Progressive News (APN) ATLANTA – Activists demanded “Hands off Cuba ” at a press conference on the steps of Atlanta City Hall today. Members of Atlanta Cuba Solidarity, Every Church a Peace Church, and International Action Center demanded the immediate release of the Cuban Five. Activists also raised concerns about various statements made […]

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Voter ID Halted but Not Defeated

By Kristina Cates, Staff Writer, The Atlanta Progressive News. (APN) ATLANTA – While Georgia voters were not limited to five forms of ID, instead of the current seventeen, in the recent Primary and Runoff Elections, the possibility is still there that poor, elderly, and disadvantaged voters may be effectively disenfranchised in the General Election or some future election. Voter advocates […]

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Georgia Lawsuit Filed over E-voting Questionability

By Kristina Cates, Staff Writer, The Atlanta Progressive News (APN) ATLANTA – Representatives from VoterGA filed suit this morning against Secretary of State Cathy Cox, the Georgia State Election Board, and Governor Sonny Purdue over the current electronic voting system as well as the audit trail pilot project. VoterGA held a press conference to discuss the lawsuit this morning at […]

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Homophobic Bigots Target Bookstore in Atlanta

By Douglas Hartley, Staff Writer, The Atlanta Progressive News, with additional reporting by Matthew Cardinale (APN) ATLANTA — Anti-homosexual religious protestors have targeted Outwrite Bookstore in Midtown Atlanta on three consecutive weekends since mid-June, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. “We’ve never had protestors in the 12 and a half years we’ve been here,” Philip Rafshoon, Outwrite Bookstore Owner said in […]

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