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Nathan Deal

This Week in Crazy: Libruls R Dum

Radical libruls have taken over our classrooms, our judiciaries, and the media. But they can’t take over my column! Welcome to “This Week In Crazy.”

April 1, 2016
Nathan Deal

Georgia Governor To Veto Religious Freedom Bill Seen As Anti-Gay

Deal said he could not support legislation that drew wide criticism from corporations and had triggered threats of a state boycott by the entertainment industry, including movie and TV studios and prominent actors.

March 28, 2016

Gun Rights Vs. Public Discomfort In Georgia

“There is not an airport official in the world who would say that carrying an AR-15 makes sense. So the question is why would that be allowed to happen?”

June 12, 2015

Midterm Roundup: Deadlocked In Georgia

Get the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 13, 2014

Jimmy Carter Campaigns For His Grandson

The Democrat’s underdog campaign is finally unleashing it’s most famous asset.

October 13, 2014

In Georgia, Lawmakers Taking Pride in Policies That Hurt the Poor

This post is the final installment in the Roosevelt Institute’s National Women’s Health Week series, which addresses pressing issues affecting the health and economic security of women and families in the United States. Today, a close look at the state of Georgia, where the legislature is taking active steps against the Affordable Care Act. Georgia […]

May 18, 2014

Clergy Move To Counter Georgia Law Allowing Guns In Churches

By Kristina Torres, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLANTA — Some of Georgia’s highest-profile religious leaders took an extra step this week to oppose what they see as an overzealous expansion of the state’s new gun laws, with authorities over many of the state’s Episcopal and Catholic churches announcing that their sanctuaries would ban all weapons. More […]

May 4, 2014

The Gun Supremacists’ Folly

WASHINGTON — Have we gone stark raving mad? The question is brought to mind by the new gun law signed last week in Georgia by Governor Nathan Deal. You might have thought that since the United States couldn’t possibly have more permissive firearms laws than it does now, nothing more could be done to coddle […]

April 28, 2014

Georgia Governor Signs Broad Gun Rights Expansion

By Greg Bluestein, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ELLIJAY, Ga. — Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Wednesday that would vastly expand where Georgians can legally carry firearms, a proposal that has drawn heaps of praise and scorn from outside groups. “People who follow the rules can protect themselves and their families from people who don’t follow the […]

April 23, 2014

GOP Would Bar Poor From Health Care Altogether

During a Republican primary debate in the last presidential election cycle, there was a dispiriting moment in which Tea Party audience members cheered at the idea that a comatose uninsured American — unable to afford health insurance — would be left to die. That infamous outburst, among others, has prompted GOP bigwigs to try to […]

March 1, 2014