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Police Arrest Georgia Lawmaker As Governor Signs Law Overhauling Elections

25 days ago   |   By NPR

Democratic state Rep. Park Cannon, a Black woman, is facing charges after refusing to stop knocking on Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp's office door. (Image credit: Alyssa Pointer/Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
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Georgia Lawmaker Charged With Felony For Knocking On Gov. Brian Kemp's Office Door

Georgia Lawmaker Charged With Felony For Knocking On Gov. Brian Kemp's Office Door

25 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

State Rep. Park Cannon, a Black woman, was arrested and accused of obstruction after protesting a bill that makes it harder for Georgians to vote.
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Georgia state Democratic lawmaker arrested while trying to watch Gov. Kemp sign voting bill

Georgia state Democratic lawmaker arrested while trying to watch Gov. Kemp sign voting bill

25 days ago   |   By The Washington Post

State Rep. Park Cannon had called SB 202, which adds sweeping restrictions on voting, "Jim Crow in a suit and tie."
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