WABE News Quiz, November 18, 2022


#1. Incumbent candidate for U.S. Senate Raphael Warnock’s campaign is suing to allow what?

It’s Saturday voting.

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is standing by his office’s interpretation of the state’s new voting law which says Saturday early voting isn’t allowed within two days after a holiday.

#2. What Georgia public figure said, “What we need to do is keep having those gas-guzzling cars. We got the good emissions under those cars.”

It’s Herschel Walker.

Walker, who is in a runoff race against Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock, told supporters at a rally this week that America isn’t “ready for the green agenda.”

#3. The U.S. Senate advanced bi-partisan legislation this week to enshrine what into federal law?

It’s same-sex and interracial marriage.

The bill has gained steady momentum since the Supreme Court’s June decision that overturned Roe v. Wade and the federal right to an abortion. An opinion at that time from Justice Clarence Thomas suggested that an earlier high court decision protecting same-sex marriage could also come under threat.

#4. A recent Deloitte survey found that ATLiens stand out as being what?

It’s savvy holiday shoppers.

Though our water polo skills remain untested internationally, Atlanta shoppers are getting their holiday shopping done earlier and taking advantage of deals better than the average American.

#5. This week, a judge overturned Georgia’s ban on what?

It’s abortion around 6 weeks.

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney overturned Georgia’s ban on abortion starting around six weeks into a pregnancy, ruling Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, that it violated the U.S. Constitution and U.S. Supreme Court precedent when it was enacted and was therefore void, but legal analysts say the fight is far from over.

#6. The owner of this popular Atlanta restaurant has released a cookbook named “Eat Plants, B*tch.”

It’s Slutty Vegan.

Founder Pinky Cole released “Eat Plants, B*tch: 91 Vegan Recipes That Will Blow Your Meat-Loving Mind” and recently joined “Morning Edition’s” Lisa Rayam to talk about it and the Slutty Vegan brand.


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