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Raphael Warnock.

Black Christian ministers blast Georgia candidate for abortion support

A coalition of Black Christian ministers have criticized Georgia Senate candidate Raphael Warnock for his support for abortion. In addition... Read more

Georgia abortion heartbeat law banned by federal court

A federal court on Monday said a Georgia state law that prohibits abortion anytime after the detection of a fetal... Read more

Removing informed consent for abortion a step backward, critic of Ga. bill says

Georgia's heartbeat-based abortion ban is tied up in court, but six pro-abortion rights legislators in the state have reacted by... Read more

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Georgia bill would make 'transgender treatment' for minors a felony

A state representative in Georgia has proposed a law that would make it a felony for medical professionals to assist in... Read more

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Judge halts Georgia heartbeat bill from coming into force

A federal judge on Tuesday halted Georgia’s “heartbeat bill” abortion ban from going into effect.  Read more

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'Difficult' to work in Georgia after heartbeat bill, says Disney CEO

Following the passage of the Living Infants Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act in Georgia earlier this month, major film and... Read more

Actress Alyssa Milano, star of direct-to-video Poison Ivy 2: Lily, addresses a crowd in Washington, DC, Sept 2018.

Georgia boycott falls flat after heartbeat bill passes

Following the passage of the Living Infants Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act in Georgia earlier this week, a promised boycott... Read more

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Georgia heartbeat bill signed into law

The law will come in to force January 1, but is expected to be the subject of immediate legal challenge... Read more

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta.

Archbishop Gregory promises transparency during state investigation

The bishops of the state of Georgia have vowed to be open and transparent as the attorney general conducts an... Read more

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Georgia passes heartbeat abortion bill despite celebrity criticism

The Georgia state legislature has passed a controversial fetal heartbeat bill Saturday, despite protests from actors and business executives.  Read more

Georgia State Capitol Building.

Heartbeat bill passes Georgia Senate

The Georgia Senate has approved a bill that would ban abortions after an unborn baby’s heartbeat can be detected, about... Read more

Doctor reading test results of pregnant woman by ultrasound.

Heartbeat abortion bans move forward in Tennessee, Georgia

Lawmakers in Georgia and Tennessee have advanced bills that would ban most abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually... Read more

Anti-religious freedom grants target Georgia, Florida, N.M., Texas

Four states, including Texas and Florida, are in the crosshairs of an anti-religious freedom funders’ network that coordinated the successful... Read more

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta.

Child sex abuse bill unfairly shields public institutions, Atlanta archbishop warns

The Archbishop of Atlanta released a statement Friday announcing his opposition to a bill in the Georgia legislature that would... Read more

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims during his June 15, 2016 general audience in St. Peter's Square.

The Church must be close to Caucasus nations, Pope Francis says

On Wednesday Pope Francis gave a recap of his recent trip to Georgia and Azerbaijan, noting how this year both... Read more

Pope Francis says Mass Feb. 2, 2015.

Pope invites Georgian Orthodox to unity through baptism

Speaking to Georgia's religious and civil authorities on Saturday, Pope Francis affirmed the country's Christian identity, and called the Georgian... Read more

Pope Francis at the Wednesday general audience in St Peters Square on June 17, 2015.

Pope to visit Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan

Pope Francis will journey this summer to Armenia, and will visit Georgia and Azerbaijan later in the year, the Vatican... Read more