Why Proposed Hate Crimes Act Does Not Pass Go

  With renewed interest to pass a hate crimes law, lawmakers urgently claim pending Georgia House Bill 426, the Georgia Hate Crimes Act, would fill the void. The Peach State’s former hate crime statute was struck down in 2004, leaving Georgia one of few remaining...

Georgia, other states need feds to fight gangs

  As Georgia’s gang crisis deepens, an eerie parallel emerges with a previous blight in Southern history. Shamefully, Southern politicians advocated for Tenth Amendment protection of slave-property rights and to defend Jim Crow. In a recent InsiderAdvantage...

Loeffler could lead the way on gang prosecution

  As Georgia’s new Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) took office, Governor Brian Kemp laudably declared Georgia’s Gang Crisis would be at the forefront of his 2020 legislative program: “But my focus is on fulfilling my campaign promise to go after street gangs…We...

State leaders convene to tackle gang crisis

  On October 25th Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vic Reynolds and Fulton County Chief Magistrate Court Judge Cassandra Kirk hosted statewide training aimed at dismantling Georgia’s gang crisis. It featured judges and top investigators from across the...

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