Georgia’s abortion law is deadlocked and Kemp works runoff with Walker – WABE

WABE Political Reporter Rahul Bali sat down with All Things Considered host Jim Burress to discuss a busy week in Georgian politics.

Political reporter @rahulbali joined All Things Considered host @jimburress to discuss a busy day in Georgia politics, including the lifting of the state’s six-week abortion ban and Gov. Kemp’s appearance before a special Fulton jury County. #gapol

— WABE News (@wabenews) November 16, 2022

Trump and the Georgia runoff…

“Go out and vote for Herschel. He was an incredible athlete. He’s going to be an even better senator.”

Trump pins Herschel Walker into Georgia runoff as he announces his candidacy for the White House.

— Sam Gringlas (@gringsam) November 16, 2022

Senate finds abuse at Irwin…

A US Senate investigation into Irwin Detention Center in South Georgia found widespread medical abuse of women held there in immigrant detention. Irwin was the focus of a 2021 federal whistleblower complaint after a nurse alerted attorneys to alleged abuse.

A US Senate investigation led by Georgia Sen. Jon Ossoff found widespread medical abuse of women held in immigration detention at the Irwin Detention Center in South Georgia.

— WABE News (@wabenews) November 16, 2022

Also in this episode…

– Martha Dalton has sued more about two teachers’ groups and the Southern Poverty Law Center to block Georgia’s “divisive concepts” law.

– Chamian Cruz tells us about a group of Black Georgia residents who are suing their community and the nearby Trilith film studio, which made a majority of the Black Panther films, over allegations of racial discrimination and whistleblower retaliation.

– And we have memories of Speaker of the House David Ralston, who passed away this week at the age of 68.