Re: Georgia’s abortion ban, with pro-choice legislators calling the police presence and tactics “intimidating,” charging that Republican leadership used law enforcement to squelch pushback against the extreme measure. It was the word “shame,” rising above the usual din of the Georgia state capitol, that brought journalists, legal observers, and state troopers to the 3rd floor. HB 481, the ban signed into law by Gov . Brian Kemp (R) and set to take effect in 2020, had just received final passage in the house during the last furious days of the 2019 legislative session. After limited debate time, the measure squeaked through, passing by one more vote than is required. Speaking to journalists, pressing in with cameras, recorders, phones, and notepads, state representatives leading the fight against the near-total abortion ban burned with anger, disgust, betrayal, and sadness.
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