WABE's Week In Review: Georgia's abortion law is blocked and Kemp is working with Walker on the runoff
Judge overturns Georgia’s ban on abortion around six weeks…
Abortion providers in Georgia resumed performing the procedure beyond six weeks of pregnancy this week after a judge threw out the state’s abortion law. But some said they are moving cautiously amid an ongoing legal fight that could just as quickly restore the restrictions.
Abortion providers in Georgia resumed performing the procedure beyond six weeks of pregnancy this week after a judge threw out the state’s abortion law. But some are moving cautiously amid an ongoing legal fight that could restore the restrictions.https://t.co/SuGVnXoElv— WABE News (@wabenews) November 18, 2022
WABE politics reporter Rahul Bali joined “All Things Considered” host Jim Burress to talk about a busy week in Georgia politics.
Politics reporter @rahulbali joined “All Things Considered” host @jimburress to discuss a busy day in Georgia politics, including the overturning of the state’s six-week abortion ban and Gov. Kemp appearing before a Fulton County special grand jury. #gapolhttps://t.co/lHWtxpXbMH— WABE News (@wabenews) November 16, 2022
Trump and the Georgia runoff election…
"Get out and vote for Herschel. He was an incredible athlete. He'll be an even better senator."— Sam Gringlas (@gringsam) November 16, 2022
Trump plugging Herschel Walker in the Georgia runoffs as he announces his candidacy for the White House.
Senate finds abuses at Irwin…
A U.S. Senate investigation into South Georgia’s Irwin Detention Center found widespread medical abuse against women who were held in immigration detention there. Irwin was at the center of a 2021 federal whistleblower complaint after a nurse alerted advocates about suspected abuse.
A U.S. Senate investigation led by Georgia Sen. Jon Ossoff found widespread medical abuse against women who were held in immigration detention at South Georgia’s Irwin Detention Center.https://t.co/Y981FGtTVw— WABE News (@wabenews) November 16, 2022
Also in this episode…
— Martha Dalton has more on a two teachers’ groups and the Southern Poverty Law Center are suing to block Georgia’s ‘divisive concepts’ law.
— Chamian Cruz tells us about a group of Black Georgia residents are suing their housing development and the nearby Trilith movie studio that shot much of the Black Panther movies over allegations of racial discrimination and whistleblower retaliation.
— And we have remembrances of House Speaker David Ralston, who passed away this week at 68.