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News Georgia Religion: Latest Atlanta coronavirus news: 1,500 more deaths in Georgia projected in next two weeks

Published on: Tuesday 07 April 2020
Latest Atlanta coronavirus news: 1,500 more deaths in Georgia projected in next two weeks
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/latest-atlanta-coronavirus-news-500-more-deaths-georgia-projected-next-two-weeks/pV5Rb3SQLaJSNF9QIy15vJ/

Brian Kemp’s dilemma, Greg Bluestein reports. Kemp publicly agonized about a shutdown of religious services to slow the coronavirus pandemic before opting instead to require social distancing at ...

News Georgia Religion: Atlanta hospital to open space early; 348 virus deaths in GA

Published on: Tuesday 07 April 2020
Atlanta hospital to open space early; 348 virus deaths in GA
News source: https://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Atlanta-hospital-to-open-space-early-329-virus-15184559.php

Part of an expansion at an will open nearly four months early in order to provide more intensive care beds during the coronavirus pandemic, as the death toll in Georgia increased to 329. Piedmont ...

News Georgia Religion: As deaths in Georgia climb, Atlanta hospital to open space early

Published on: Wednesday 08 April 2020
As deaths in Georgia climb, Atlanta hospital to open space early
News source: https://www.news4jax.com/news/georgia/2020/04/08/as-deaths-in-georgia-climb-atlanta-hospital-to-open-space-early/

An Atlanta hospital on Tuesday announced the early opening of part of an expansion to provide more intensive care beds during the coronavirus pandemic as the state’s death toll neared 350.

News Georgia Religion: To Take on the Religious Right, We Need a Religious Left

Published on: Thursday 21 November 2019
To Take on the Religious Right, We Need a Religious Left
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/21/opinion/church-religion-2020-democrats.html

It was 2002 and my mother, with three small children in tow, had just arrived at the doors of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Atlanta, Ga. She was not seeking salvation from sin ... Years later, ...

News Georgia Religion: Two Georgia universities investigating swastikas on campus

Published on: Saturday 23 November 2019
Two Georgia universities investigating swastikas on campus
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/local-education/two-georgia-universities-investigating-swastikas-campus/2fhB782GD9A3j4oNGoofUM/

Georgia College has about 7,000 students. Officials at both Georgia institutions are asking students to share any information with campus authorities that may help the investigation. They’re also ...

News Georgia Religion: Georgia man brings gay rights case to U.S. Supreme Court

Published on: Sunday 06 October 2019
Georgia man brings gay rights case to U.S. Supreme Court
News source: https://www.dailypress.com/sns-tns-bc-scotus-lgbtq-20191006-story.html

It is joined by numerous religious and conservative groups. One legal brief was filed by 48 members of Congress, including Republican Congressmen Rick Allen, Doug Collins and Jody Hice from Georgia.

News Georgia Religion: Tyler Perry explains silence on Georgia’s restrictive abortion law as new studio opens

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Tyler Perry explains silence on Georgia’s restrictive abortion law as new studio opens
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/national/tyler-perry-explains-silence-georgia-restrictive-abortion-law-new-studio-opens/r8Dp5q4xBrLCDHihvXpssJ/

They can create a moment. ‘Don't go to Georgia because pecans fall from trees!' Then you have an issue. When you have something as serious as abortion, as serious as religious freedom, these are ...

News Georgia Religion: Kelly Shackelford: New Supreme Court term will signal if religious liberty is making a comeback

Published on: Saturday 05 October 2019
Kelly Shackelford: New Supreme Court term will signal if religious liberty is making a comeback
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/kelly-shackelford-new-supreme-court-term-will-signal-if-religious-liberty-is-making-a-comeback

Zarda, and Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia — will have enormous implications for ministries, faith-based organizations and business owners. The vision of religious freedom imagined by our Founders ...

News Georgia Religion: Atlanta Pride to showcase growing LGBTQ clout in Georgia

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Atlanta Pride to showcase growing LGBTQ clout in Georgia
News source: https://www.ajc.com/blog/politics/atlanta-pride-showcase-growing-lgbtq-clout-georgia/bqAqLPgHGCUAtiQ17J67wO/

Brian Kemp for supporting a “religious liberty” measure. “We have an administration that is making life difficult for families wishing to adopt and patriots wishing to serve,” she said in a video.

News Georgia Religion: Religious liberty cases on docket for Supreme Court's return

Published on: Sunday 06 October 2019
Religious liberty cases on docket for Supreme Court's return
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2019/10/07/Religious-liberty-cases-on-docket-for-Supreme-Courts-return/3531570123490/

RELATED Federal judge blocks Georgia's 'heartbeat' abortion law The parents appealed ... eligible participants from a neutral government program simply because they are religious violates the ...

News Georgia Religion: Kanye West brings 'Sunday Service' to Georgia

Published on: Monday 16 September 2019
Kanye West brings 'Sunday Service' to Georgia
News source: https://www.omaha.com/news/nation/kanye-west-brings-sunday-service-to-georgia/article_959ea0a7-e2e9-5fa9-88cc-2039fbc5faf7.html

LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — Rapper Kanye West brought his collection of choir singers and musicians to an Atlanta-area megachurch for his religious popup performance called "Sunday Service." News outlets ...

News Georgia Religion: VA Lifts Ban on Bibles in Move to Support Religious Freedom

Published on: Monday 26 August 2019
VA Lifts Ban on Bibles in Move to Support Religious Freedom
News source: https://www.dailysignal.com/2019/08/26/va-lifts-ban-on-bibles-in-move-to-support-religious-freedom/

It’s a religious liberty issue, and one that is vitally important ... wrote then-VA Secretary Eric Shinseki, citing a VA medical center in Augusta, Georgia, that banned high school Christmas carolers.

News Georgia Religion: Judge denies nuclear protesters’ religious freedom defense

Published on: Thursday 29 August 2019
Judge denies nuclear protesters’ religious freedom defense
News source: https://religionnews.com/2019/08/28/judge-denies-nuclear-protestors-religious-freedom-defense/

Georgia, last year to protest nuclear weapons. The seven activists, individually and through their lawyers, used a novel defense, citing the Religion Freedom Restoration Act, a 1993 federal law ...

News Georgia Religion: Non-religious motives propel home schooling boom in Western North Carolina

Published on: Sunday 25 August 2019
Non-religious motives propel home schooling boom in Western North Carolina
News source: https://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2019/08/26/home-schooling-pushed-non-religion-anti-bullying-and-unschooling/2021717001/

Georgia and Parker Wilkes work on a science experiment ... “The reasons are diverse like this place,” she said of Western North Carolina. “You have religious people, but also the new-age, alternative ...

News Georgia Religion: There’s a Legal Cure for Woke Corporations’ Religious Discrimination

Published on: Tuesday 23 July 2019
There’s a Legal Cure for Woke Corporations’ Religious Discrimination
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/legal-cure-woke-corporations-religious-193523228.html

If you stay in the legal trenches long enough, you learn a central fact of our cultural conflict: Intolerant overreach often breaks the law. An effective legal response to such intolerance often takes time to generate, but when it comes, it can break waves of discrimination and lawlessness.The most recent

News Georgia Religion: Babylon Bee, Snopes feud over fact-checking satire

Published on: Wednesday 31 July 2019
Babylon Bee, Snopes feud over fact-checking satire
News source: https://religionnews.com/2019/07/31/babylon-bee-snopes-feud-over-fact-checking-satire/

(RNS) — A feud between a website that specializes in religious and political satire ... figures — published a story in which a Georgia state lawmaker accused a Chick-fil-A employee of ...

News Georgia Religion: Hollywood Liberals Have Georgia On Their Mind

Published on: Saturday 01 June 2019
Hollywood Liberals Have Georgia On Their Mind
News source: https://townhall.com/columnists/jeffcrouere/2019/06/02/hollywood-liberals-have-georgia-on-their-mind-n2547257

They are blinded by evil in their support of abortion.” As religious leaders and conservatives encourage Georgia to take a stand against Hollywood values, supporters of the film industry are ...

News Georgia Religion: Georgia Religious Radio Station Marks A Milestone

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
Georgia Religious Radio Station Marks A Milestone
News source: https://radioink.com/2019/06/04/georgia-religious-radio-station-marks-a-milestone/

In 35 years, some of the oak trees along Highway 27 in Troup County, West Central Georgia, have given way to progress. One thing that has remained constant, however, is the message of WOAK-90.9 FM. ...