WTF?! Georgia Accuses Activist Of ‘Terrorism’ For Posting State’s Legal Code Online

The state of Georgia is claiming that an open records activist broke copyright law and committed an act of terrorism simply because he posted the full, annotated versions of the state’s legal code online. WTF?! In a lawsuit filed last week, Georgia officials accused Carl Malamud of Public Resource.org of engaging  in an 18-year “crusade to control […]

Get Ready: Georgia Has A ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Just Like Indiana’s

Indiana has been getting all of the media coverage in recent days regarding its passage of a “Religious Freedom” bill, which allows businesses to discriminate against anyone — usually members of the LGBT community — they disagree with on religious grounds. A similar bill is still alive in Georgia with just a week remaining in the […]

Pot & The Peach State

For the past two sessions of the Georgia General Assembly, advocates for medical marijuana have seen their efforts come to naught at the end of the state legislative body. But in the 2015 session of the Peach State’s legislature, which begins in January, there is a renewed hope for passage of a medical marijuana bill. […]

The Immigration Debate: View from the Real World

  Maria Torres has lived in Atlanta for five years and will graduate from Georgia Tech with a degree in mechanical engineering in 2015.  She came here with her aunt and uncle and was technically considered to be in the United States illegally until President Obama extended the opportunity for Maria and millions of other […]