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Georgia’s abortion law a year later and Trump’s legal team target Willis again

Georgia’s abortion law a year later and Trump’s legal team target Willis again

On Thursday it was a year since Georgia’s law banning abortions at around the sixth week of pregnancy came into force. Georgia is among the states where most patients are turned away from clinics offering abortions. And protests continue in the clinics. #gapol https://t.co/3MyKTOTBcX

— WABE News (@wabenews) July 20, 2023

Non-union workers in the industry are also affected by the strike…

Approximately 80% of Georgia’s 20,000 film workers are non-union employees. Experts say they will be hit particularly hard by the WGA strike. Several of them share their experiences as the strike continues. https://t.co/YG0XCLEBWY

— WABE News (@wabenews) July 20, 2023

“Forever” John Lewis…

Today the USPS is unveiling a commemorative forever stamp honoring Congressman John Lewis at Morehouse College in Atlanta. @wabenews pic.twitter.com/MQXUsbH55m

— Matthew Pearson (@justmattphotoj) July 21, 2023

On Friday’s special edition of Closer Look, host @waberosescott spoke to guests about the life and legacy of John Lewis and the importance of honoring him with a commemorative stamp at @Morehouse.https://t.co/UJAlICqZyW

— WABE News (@wabenews) July 21, 2023


@LisaRayam, @LilyOppenheimer and @stephannnnie from @wabenews placed at the @spj_tweets @GreenEyeshades_ Awards. 🏆🌟 Support her impactful work by checking out her award-winning stories: https://t.co/5tFMtWUbHS & https://t.co/ovZf9hbykt pic.twitter.com/RaAGH5XYOq

— WABE (@wabeatl) July 20, 2023

Happy birthday Lois!

Happy Birthday @LoisReitzes! Today the City Lights team is sharing a song by singer-songwriter Phil Harrison entitled “Lois Reitzes”. https://t.co/OwZNt3ZvXj

— WABE News (@wabenews) July 20, 2023

Also in this episode…

– We look at former President Trump’s recent attempt to get Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis off his case.

–Chamian Cruz has more on opponents of the controversial Public Safety Training Center in Atlanta launching a paid campaign to get the issue on the ballot.

–Sam Gringlas shares how Alabama’s redistribution issues could pave the way for Georgia to redraw its newly drawn borders.

–Julien Virgin reports on Brookhaven officials supporting another attempt to annex the Toco Hills area in unincorporated DeKalb County after it was withdrawn this week.

–Emily Wu Pearson explains how people who drive immigrants from Georgia to Florida now face criminal offenses under a new Florida law.

–And former Braves star Fred McGriff is now a baseball Hall of Famer!