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Friday, February 23, 2018

Georgia medical marijuana advocate won’t run for re-election

One of the Georgia legislature’s chief advocates for medical marijuana says he will not run for re-election this year.

NRA accuses gun-control advocates of exploiting FL shooting

Leaders of the National Rifle Association accused gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting for political gain.

Georgia House passes governor’s sweeping tax cuts

The Georgia House has passed sweeping tax cuts.

Georgia Senate united in renaming ‘Runaway Negro Creek’

The Georgia Senate has called on the federal government to change the name of a small body of water known as Runaway Negro Creek.

Panel supports bill to combat distracted driving in Georgia

“What we want to do here is not just pass a law, pass a regulation: We want to start a culture change,” Carson said. “This is the DUI issue of our generation.”

Students across US walk out of class to protest gun violence

In a wave of demonstrations reaching from Arizona to Maine, students at dozens of U.S. high schools walked out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence and honor the victims of last week’s deadly shooting in Florida.

Gun control advocates take aim at the Georgia Capitol

Hundreds of anti-gun protesters have descended on the Georgia Capitol, fighting through drizzling rain to lobby the legislature for stricter gun laws.

‘Fix it!’ Gun violence plea to Trump from students, parents

Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump on Wednesday to set politics aside and protect America’s school children from the scourge of gun violence. Trump listened intently to the raw emotion and pledged action, including the possibility of arming teachers.

Vice president wants US businesses trailblazing into space

Vice President Mike Pence and his new space advisory council want U.S. private companies moving faster and farther into the cosmos, with the government easing restrictions on these 21st century pioneers.

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

President Donald Trump directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year’s Las Vegas massacre.
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