“As a matter of law (as opposed to politics) this office will not be prosecuting any women under the new law as long as I’m district attorney.”
"Bans like this have always been blocked by courts. We will be suing Georgia to make sure this law has the same fate."
The result is an emotionally gripping look at Georgia’s citizens that also lays out compelling and irrefutable evidence of voter suppression.
Georgia secretary of state and Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp has overseen the removal of more than 340,000 current Georgia residents from voting rolls.
"This is voter suppression, Southern style."
Recent news casts doubt on whether some voters in the state will be able to cast a ballot when they show up on Election Day.
The combined effect is to put voters – especially racial minorities – at risk of disenfranchisement as the state’s hotly contested governor’s race approaches.
“You don’t Tase an 87-year-old woman.”
Jim Crow endures in Georgia as voter suppression efforts persist across the state. But get-out-the-vote activists are undaunted.
As the nation faces demographic shifts, the push to suppress voting intensifies.