WABE's Week In Review: Georgia's abortion law one year on and Trump's legal team takes aim at Willis again
Thursday marks one year since Georgia’s law banning abortion at roughly six weeks of pregnancy took effect. Georgia is among the states seeing the most patients turned away from clinics that provide abortions. And clinics continue to see protests. #gapol https://t.co/3MyKTOTBcX— WABE News (@wabenews) July 20, 2023
Non-union workers in the industry hit by strike too…
About 80% of Georgia's 20,000 film workers are non-union employees. Experts say they're being hit particularly hard by the WGA strike. Several of them weigh in with their experience as the strike continues. https://t.co/YG0XCLEbWY— WABE News (@wabenews) July 20, 2023
“Forever” John Lewis…
On Friday’s special edition of “Closer Look,” show host @waberosescott talked with guests about the life and legacy of John Lewis and the significance of him being honored with a commemorative stamp at @Morehouse.https://t.co/UJAlICqZyW— WABE News (@wabenews) July 21, 2023
@LisaRayam, @LilyOppenheimer and @stephannnnie from @wabenews have placed in the @spj_tweets @GreenEyeshades_ Awards. 🏆🌟 support their impactful work by checking out their award-winning stories: https://t.co/5tFMtWUbHS & https://t.co/ovZf9hbykt pic.twitter.com/RaAGH5XYOq— WABE (@wabeatl) July 20, 2023
Happy birthday, Lois!
Also in this epsiode…
–We look at former President Trump’s latest attempt to get Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis off his case.
–Chamian Cruz has more on opponents of Atlanta’s controversial Public Safety Training Center launching a paid operation to get the issue on the ballot.
–Sam Gringlas reports on how Alabama’s redistricting issues could set the stage for Georgia to redraw its redrawn lines.
–Julien Virgin reports on Brookhaven officials encouraging another attempt to annex the Toco Hills area of unincorporated DeKalb County after it was withdrawn this week.
–Emily Wu Pearson explains how people driving immigrants from Georgia into Florida could now face felonies due to a new Florida law.
–And former Braves star Fred McGriff is now a baseball Hall of Famer!