First Amendment rights spark justice and seed change in Georgia

First Amendment rights spark justice and seed change in Georgia

By Lisa N. Cupid Georgia’s new hate crimes law is welcome and long overdue. But as the headlines marked this historic moment last week, I kept thinking about what finally forced change in Georgia. The shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery and the subsequent delay of justice...

RECAP: Deciphering public health data about COVID-19

Watch a video of our June 25 virtual discussion on how to access and interpret public health data about the coronavirus pandemic in Georgia. Our panel of experts talked about the accuracy of COVID-19 public health data and explained what it tells us about case counts,...

It’s time for greater public oversight into policing

GFAF joins a nationwide call for more transparency in law enforcement misconduct processes and urges Georgia legislators to make police body, dashboard and drone camera video immediately available in all use-of-force cases. The Georgia First Amendment Foundation has...