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2021 Legislative Victories

Repeal of Citizen Arrest Law.

The law was passed in 1863 that’s rooted in a racist history, often used to round up slaves and lynch Black people. The law is one of the defenses of the perpetrators who murdered Ahmaud Arbery a young black man while he was jogging.

Probation Reform

It will make anyone who has met these milestones to be eligible for early termination of probation: served at least three years on probation, no revocations in the last 24 months, and no arrests for anything other than a non-serious traffic offense and paid all restitution.

Tzedek Lobby Day Empowers Jews to Share their Voices

The leading Reform Jewish social justice advocacy group at the Georgia Capitol, Tzedek Georgia, invited community members to attend its “Lobby Day.”

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