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Georgia Log Cabin Republicans
LIBERTY FOR Y'ALL
July 1st, 2020
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CONTENTS
* Web Site News
* Headlines
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WEB SITE NEWS

>> Top News of the Week

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1. Parler topples Twitter in Apple app store
https://facebook.com/GeorgiaLogCabin/posts/3323089181055310
https://twitter.com/GeorgiaLogCabin/status/1277273687499005953

2. Man arrested for defacing RI Catholic cemetery
https://facebook.com/GeorgiaLogCabin/posts/3314727158558179
https://twitter.com/GeorgiaLogCabin/status/1276155821207011328

3. NY Democrat claims racism in primary won by black candidate
https://facebook.com/GeorgiaLogCabin/posts/3320094264688135
https://twitter.com/GeorgiaLogCabin/status/1276880598376648704

4. 24-year-old wins NC GOP nomination to US House
https://facebook.com/GeorgiaLogCabin/posts/3313019642062264
https://twitter.com/GeorgiaLogCabin/status/1275916244722397185

5. IN Democrat accused of felony ballot fraud
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https://twitter.com/GeorgiaLogCabin/status/1277758884266913792



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HEADLINES

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>> AR works on hate-crimes law

Gov. Hutchinson [R-AR] said he would sign a hate-crimes law.

Full Story:
https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2020/jul/01/time-ripe-hate-crime-law/
https://www.thv11.com/article/news/politics/hate-crime-bill-introduced-to-arkansas-legislation/91-e1734ee1-e239-4690-9a7d-dcae66d5da1e



>> Gabon Senate votes to reverse gay ban

Gabon's Senate voted to reverse its ban on gay or lesbian relationships.

Full Story:
https://nypost.com/2020/06/30/gabon-votes-to-reverse-ban-on-homosexuality/amp/



>> GA HB-838 protects 1st responders

A Georgia bill makes it a crime to intimidate a police officer or any 1st responder.

Full Story:
https://wgxa.tv/news/local/house-bill-838-gives-protection-to-first-responders



>> Collins [R] leads Loeffler [R] by 2 points in GA US Senate poll

US Rep. Collins [R] is leading Sen. Loeffler [R] by 2 points in the Georgia special election to fill the seat of retired US Sen. Isakson [R].

Full Story:
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/505001-doug-collins-leads-kelly-loeffler-by-2-points-in-georgia-senate-race?amp



>> Atlanta, GA shootings more than double

From May 31st to June 20th, 75 people were shot in Atlanta, Georgia.

Full Story:
https://www.ajc.com/news/local/opinion-hello-outrage-atlanta-shootings-surge-but-not-the-cops/pUYKjFGY8LcxSVlrHZpb4H/



>> US Supreme Court agrees US can oppose prostitution

Foreign organizations operating abroad possess no rights under the US Constitution, even if they receive US funds.

Full Story:
http://www.bcdemocrat.com/2020/06/29/us-supreme-court-prostitution-pledge/



>> GA Democrats botch elections, blame Republicans

Long waits to vote in Georgia primary elections were primarily in Democrat-run Fulton and DeKalb counties.

Full Story:
https://www.rove.com/article/6-25-20-wsj



>> GA legislature approves COVID-19 lawsuit protections

Legislation aimed at shielding Georgia businesses and health-care providers from lawsuits over the corona virus cleared the General Assembly.

Full Story:
https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20200627/covid-19-lawsuit-protections-passed-for-georgia-businesses-hospitals



>> Taiwan holds Pride parade

The Taiwanese capital held its annual gay Pride parade.

Full Story:
https://www.bnd.com/news/article243854332.html



>> Dozens detained at protest supporting Russian lesbian

Russian police detained demonstrators protesting charges brought against a lesbian rights activist and artist.

Full Story:
https://www.fox5vegas.com/news/us_world_news/russia-dozens-detained-at-protest-supporting-lgbt-artist/article_42723ed6-3ccf-540d-9d31-731693264e80.html



>> Time for UK to end ban on gay blood donations

British leaders are being urged to scrap outdated restrictions preventing gays from donating blood.

Full Story:
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/coronavirus-blood-donate-plasma-gay-bisexual-men-nhs-a9587331.html



>> Biden's [D-DE] history of opposition to gay rights

For more than 4 decades, former US Sen. Biden [D-DE] walked lockstep with the political establishment to marginalize the LGBT community.

Full Story:
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-gay-marriage-record.amp



>> Kemp [R-GA] signs hate-crimes law

Gov. Kemp [R] signs Georgia's long-awaited hate-crimes legislation into law.

Full Story:
https://www.11alive.com/article/news/politics/kemp-to-sign-hate-crime-law/85-ac9707d2-2c5e-431b-aa69-f2390776fa00
https://www.ajc.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/hate-crimes-law-highlights-less-partisan-session/NAAS6eYbjPzAnRWVMRnYyK/



>> Atlanta, GA arson suspect's previous run-in with police

Police video shows another encounter an Atlanta, Georgia arson suspect had with police.

Full Story:
https://www.fox5atlanta.com/video/733825
https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/atlanta/wendys-arson-suspect-could-face-judge-today/63TOGXEC3ZCXFDUVQQGKTWXTPE/



>> GA might limit film tax breaks

Georgia lawmakers came closer to tightening oversight of huge tax breaks for TV and film production.

Full Story:
https://martinsvillebulletin.com/news/national/govt-and-politics/georgia-may-limit-film-tax-break-as-lawmakers-eye-new-ones/article_89ee875d-b343-537d-84b2-2d2493672e84.html



>> Perdue [R-GA], Loeffler [R-GA] back police reform bill

US Senate Democrats blocked a police reform bill.

Full Story:
https://georgiarecorder.com/2020/06/25/loeffler-perdue-back-senate-gops-police-reform-bill-democrats-block-it/
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