State lawmaker wants hearing on campus rape prosecutions

8:52 am May. 22, 2015

State Rep. Earl Ehrhart, R-Powder Springs, says he’ll conduct hearings on how Georgia universities and colleges deal with accusations of rape, with an eye toward prohibiting the secretive, on-campus prosecutions. Ehrhart, who chairs a House

Nathan Deal backtracks on ‘religious liberty’ demand

6:00 am May. 21, 2015

Gov. Nathan Deal is hedging on his earlier insistence that “religious liberty” legislation include an anti-discrimination clause.

The governor said Wednesday the legislation may not need such language if the rest of it replicates the federal