Tag Archives: GCPA

Ten Arrested in Second Moral Monday Protest, Seeking Medicaid Expansion

(APN) ATLANTA — Earlier today, two weeks since the launch of the first Moral Monday in Georgia, ten progressive activists were arrested in Gov. Nathan Deal’s office for refusing to leave after the 5pm Capitol closing time.       They were attempting to deliver a letter to Gov. Deal that explained the consequences of not expanding Medicaid in Georgia. […]

Read more

Georgians Rally for “Quitman Ten Plus Two”

(APN) QUITMAN — On Saturday, February 25, 2012, over five hundred Georgia citizens marched in support of the Quitman Ten Plus Two.  As previously reported by Atlanta Progressive News, the twelve have been accused of voter fraud in a local Board of Education election in Brooks County, Georgia, in 2010. Activists are calling the Quitman case a modern-day civil rights […]

Read more

NAACP, GCPA Sue Georgia for Neglecting Low-Income Voter Registration

  A lawsuit was filed on June 6, 2011 in federal court  to force Georgia’s state public assistance offices to comply with the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) that requires all public assistance offices to offer voter registration forms to people seeking public assistance. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the Georgia State Conference of the NAACP (Georgia NAACP) […]

Read more