WABE's Week In Review: Fulton County's DA continues to bring big political names into her election meddling investigation

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks Monday, June 13, 2022, during a debate with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, hosted by Fox News at the The Edward M. Kennedy Institute in Boston. The Georgia investigation into potential criminal interference in the 2020 election is heating up. Prosecutors are trying to force allies and advisers of former President Donald Trump to come to Atlanta to testify before a special grand jury. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds, File)

Judge again denies Graham’s effort to skirt Georgia subpoena

South Carolina Sen. Lindsay Graham must testify before the Fulton County special grand jury investigating efforts by some to overturn the 2020 election result in Georgia.

Graham had fought his subpoena in federal court.

On Thursday, a judge ruled prosecutors can ask him about allege efforts to encourage Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to throw out ballots.

And Governor Brian Kemp will not have to testify until after the November midterms where he is seeking re-election.

Advocates worry Georgia’s abortion law will impact treatments for miscarriage…

It’s been more than a month since a federal court enacted Georgia’s abortion law House Bill 481, banning nearly all abortions at about six weeks of pregnancy, when ultrasound machines can detect electrical pulsing in the womb and before many people know they are pregnant.

The law is already fueling fears in Georgia that it may also make it harder for some patients to access miscarriage management because the treatment uses the same procedures as abortion.  

“Here we go again”…

We talk with Larry Sernovitz, the senior rabbi at Temple Kol Emeth in Marietta, who works with Cobb County schools after anti-Semitic incidents. The latest included logos for an elementary school in the county that resembled a Nazi eagle.

East Side Elementary School in Cobb County revealed a new logo last month that many say resembles a Nazi war eagle. Credit: Stacy Efrat, Twitter

Also in this episode…

— Emil Moffatt looks at how paying college players is impacting Georgia Tech football players and Atlanta businesses.

— Emily Wu Pearson has the final installment of our Heat Effect series with a dive into how experts are trying to keep migrant farm workers safe.