"That's not only callous, it's lawless. I don't have any fiat over what's the law and what's not the law in this state. And whether I like a bill they pass across the street or not, unless there is a solid legal basis that it is inherently and expressly unconstitutional, I have a duty to enforce it and defend it."
Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens argues why he must defend the state's same-sex marriage ban. His Democratic colleagues in California, Illinois, Nevada, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Virginia have passed on fighting on behalf of anti-gay laws in court. (via the AJC)
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“This is real and the worst part of it — not unlike the Snowden incident, which I hope none of you have sympathy for him because we need to hang him on the courthouse square as soon as we get our hands on him — but just like we’re gonna lose American lives as a result of this breach."
In a response to a question about the nation's largest federal data breach, former...
Jamie Hood, an Athens man who faced charges for killing two police officers, was found guilty in the death penalty trial. Hood had made the rare decision to defend himself in front of a jury of his peers.
The Atlanta City Council has postponed the approval of a contract that would have equipped the bulk of Atlanta Police officers with body cameras. Concerns arose at the last minute over the...