A spokesperson for Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said he "has no intention of ever prosecuting a woman" under Georgia's new abortion law.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp mocked "C-list celebrities," but canceled a planned trip to Hollywood rather than confront film industry representatives and protesters.
In Alabama, Republicans are pushing a bill that would outlaw almost all abortions and put doctors at risk of 99 years in prison for performing one.
So far actor and producer Alyssa Milano has collected 50 signatures on a letter pledging to boycott productions in Georgia if the abortion bill becomes law.
Jon Ossoff, the Democratic newcomer who ran against Republican former Secretary of State Karen Handel, won the absentee vote 64% to 36%. That vote was conducted on paper ballots that were mailed in and scanned ...
Donald Trump once bragged about turning New York and California red. Then he promised to strike a path to victory through the Rust Belt. Now, unless something drastically changes in the next few weeks, he will ...
Socially conservative Republicans are at an advantage on the state level: the party holds 31 governorships across the country and 68 of 98 state legislatures. In 23 states, Republicans control both the governor's mansion and ...
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.
The seven states holding contests in the region appear poised to play a pivotal role in selecting the Republican and Democratic nominees.
"We say: Merry Christmas, God Bless America and In God We Trust. We salute our troops and our flag," says the posted sign. "If this offends you… LEAVE!"
Confederate Memorial Day has been struck from Georgia's official 2016 state holiday calendar. So has Robert E. Lee's birthday.
Four Confederate flags were placed overnight at Ebenezer Baptist Church and the MLK Visitor Center in Atlanta.
The flag, emblematic of slavery to most but a symbol of states' rights and Southern pride to others, has become something of a political football in the wake of the shootings.