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Georgia - Latest News
May 31, 2019 - 10:00 am .- Following the passage of the Living Infants Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act in Georgia earlier this month, major film and television companies have said they may consider relocation if the law comes into force.
May 10, 2019 - 03:30 pm .- Following the passage of the Living Infants Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act in Georgia earlier this week, a promised boycott by film and television figures has failed to materialize.
May 7, 2019 - 12:15 pm .- The law will come in to force January 1, but is expected to be the subject of immediate legal challenge from abortion activists.
May 1, 2019 - 03:45 pm .- The bishops of the state of Georgia have vowed to be open and transparent as the attorney general conducts an investigation into clerical sex abuse in the state.
Apr 1, 2019 - 02:30 pm .- The Georgia state legislature has passed a controversial fetal heartbeat bill Saturday, despite protests from actors and business executives.
Mar 26, 2019 - 12:09 am .- The Georgia Senate has approved a bill that would ban abortions after an unborn baby’s heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.
Mar 12, 2019 - 12:09 am .- Lawmakers in Georgia and Tennessee have advanced bills that would ban most abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually around six weeks of pregnancy. Should they become law, both are expected to face legal challenges, as courts have historically ruled similar laws unconstitutional.
Oct 30, 2018 - 03:19 pm .- Four states, including Texas and Florida, are in the crosshairs of an anti-religious freedom funders’ network that coordinated the successful effort to recognize gay marriage in law.
Mar 12, 2018 - 02:26 pm .- The Archbishop of Atlanta released a statement Friday announcing his opposition to a bill in the Georgia legislature that would discriminate between government and private entities in past cases of sex abuse.
Oct 5, 2016 - 06:05 am .- On Wednesday Pope Francis gave a recap of his recent trip to Georgia and Azerbaijan, noting how this year both nations will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their independence from the Soviet regime.
Oct 1, 2016 - 10:28 am .- Speaking to Georgia's religious and civil authorities on Saturday, Pope Francis affirmed the country's Christian identity, and called the Georgian Orthodox Church to recall the unity of baptism among Christian believers.
Apr 9, 2016 - 06:59 am .- Pope Francis will journey this summer to Armenia, and will visit Georgia and Azerbaijan later in the year, the Vatican announced Saturday.