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Georgia GOP pushes “tough-on-crime” laws

Following newly re-elected Gov. Brian Kemp’s lead, Republican lawmakers who control the state Legislature are pushing several “tough-on-crime” bills this session, eroding the eight-year legacy of criminal justice reform from Kemp’s Republican predecessor Nathan Deal. “We will leverage state resources to support law enforcement, toughen penalties for criminals, crack down on human trafficking, and use […]