Georgia Legislature Passes Hate Crime BillSpurred by public outrage over the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, the Georgia legislature on Tuesday approved a hate crime bill that will allow enhanced criminal penalties for people who target others because of their race, gender, sexual orientation or other reasons.
Georgia Vs. Florida: GOP Convention Host StateAccording to multiple sources involved in and around conversations on the convention, Georgia and Florida have emerged as the two states pursuing the convention the most aggressively. Savannah, Georgia, and Jacksonville, Florida, are both on the short list as options to replace Charlotte.
Ahmaud Arbery Case: Travis McMichael Allegedly Used Racial Slur After ShootingBryan told police McMichael said "f***ing n***er" after three blasts from McMichael's shotgun left Arbery dead in the streets of the Satilla Shores neighborhood in February, Assistant Special Agent in Charge Richard Dial said.
Trump Threatens To Move RNC From North Carolina, Georgia and Florida Governors Extend InvitesWhen President Donald Trump threatened to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina, where it is expected to be held in late August, the governors of Georgia and Florida have offered to host the event.
Restaurant And Bar Social Distancing Restrictions Could Wipe Out Industry: OwnersGeorgia Governor Brian Kemp allowed restaurants to reopen on April 27 with strict social distancing rules. The three owned by Ryan Pernice are still shuttered.