Tag: Nathan Deal

Civil Rights Group Files Lawsuit Against Georgia Governor

In what has been a controversial election season for the state, Georgia is once again facing a legal battle after state officials refused to extend the voter registration deadline. The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, in conjunction with law firm Bryan Cave LLP, filed a lawsuit against Republican…

Georgia 'Removes' Two Confederate Holidays From Calendar

Georgia’s 2016 calendar will reflect the removal of two Confederate holidays: Robert E. Lee’s birthday, which is on January 19 but will be observed on November 27 in 2015; and Confederate Memorial Day, which is on April 26 but was observed on April 27 in 2015. However, the calendar will…