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News Georgia » Religion: Passionate testimony heard over Georgia’s ‘religious liberty’ bill

News channel or source: http://wsav.com/2018/02/09/passionate-testimony-heard-over-georgias-religious-liberty-bill/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) ATLANTA (AP) – A senate subcommittee has heard gripping public ...

News Georgia » Religion: 'Adios Amazon': Tech Giant Sparks Georgia Capitol Debate

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/georgia/articles/2018-02-13/adios-amazon-tech-giant-sparks-georgia-capitol-debate
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

But Republican House Speaker David Ralston told WABE Radio that he was interested in "growing economic opportunity for every part of Georgia" and that legislation such as the "religious liberties" bill didn't fit into that plan. "To the extent that any debate

News Georgia » Religion: Amazon Bid Makes Some In Ga. GOP Worry About Politics Of Corporate Citizenship

News channel or source: https://www.wabe.org/amazon-bid-makes-ga-gop-worry-politics-corporate-citizenship/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

“If the mere fact that we want to reinforce our religious freedoms means that a company does not want to come to Georgia, then we’re better off without them,” said Republican state Sen. Michael Williams, an underdog candidate for governor this yea

News Georgia » Religion: Religion briefs for Feb. 16

News channel or source: https://www.aikenstandard.com/lifestyle/religion-briefs-for-feb/article_6448fe90-12a4-11e8-9247-b31fd6c88ec9.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Quakers (Religious Society of Friends ... The Rev. Seymore Harrison and the White Rock Baptist Church of Lincolnton, Ga., will be the special guests. For more information, call 803-279-1493. Union Baptist Church will hold a black history service at ...

News Georgia » Religion: Why the Enslaved Adopted the Religion of Their Masters—and Transformed It

News channel or source: http://www.christianitytoday.com/history/2018/february/how-religion-of-slaveholders-became-hope-for-enslaved.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Why did enslaved Africans embrace the religion of their captors ... He and his wife, Jasamine, live in Augusta, Georgia, where he teaches Bible at Heritage Academy Augusta.

News Georgia » Religion: Decostar Industries to Pay $38,500 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Suit

News channel or source: https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/decostar-industries-to-pay-38-500-to-22479/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

ATLANTA - Decostar Industries, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of automotive parts based in Carrollton, Ga., will pay $38,500 and provide other relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ...

News Georgia » Religion: Gov. Deal approves adding more illnesses under Georgia's medical marijuana program

News channel or source: http://www.13wmaz.com/news/politics/gov-deal-supporting-expansion-of-georgias-medical-marijuana-program/519794069
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

In Georgia, only a very select few are allowed to legally use a low THC form of cannabis oil, with only about 3,500 in the registry. Religious and law enforcement leaders have been opposed to any large-scale expansion. But Peake believes this change could ...

News Georgia » Religion: Georgia Governor vetoes religious liberty bill

News channel or source: https://hotair.com/archives/2016/03/28/georgia-governor-vetoes-religious-liberty-bill/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

You could almost see this one coming from a country mile away. In the face of a huge media backlash and threats of economic boycotts, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal held a presser today to let everyone know that he would veto the religious liberty bill ...

News Georgia » Religion: Martin Luther King's niece slams Omarosa for criticizing Mike Pence's religious beliefs

News channel or source: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/martin-luther-kings-niece-slams-omarosa-for-criticizing-mike-pences-religious-beliefs/article/2649048
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Was my uncle crazy? Don't answer that," Alveda King said. (Image courtesy screenshot) Alveda King, the niece of Martin Luther King Jr. and a former Democratic lawmaker in Georgia, slammed former White House aide Omarosa Manigault for criticizing Vice ...

News Georgia » Religion: Passionate testimony heard over 'religious liberty' bill

News channel or source: https://www.news4jax.com/news/georgia/passionate-testimony-heard-over-religious-liberty-bill
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

ATLANTA - A senate subcommittee has heard gripping public statements from advocates both for and against a "religious liberties" proposal aimed ... Opponents, including the ACLU of Georgia, say the bill would allow state sanctioned discrimination by ...