September 24, 2021 3:08 PM HomePoliticsWeekend Reads – 9.24.2021 Weekend Reads – 9.24.2021 By Lawton Sack Politics 2 Comments (Twitter) Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene yells at U.S. legislators after the U.S. House passes “The Women’s Health Protection Act.”(AJC) Former President Donald Trump believes the Republican base won’t show up to re-elect Governor Brian Kemp and a Republican challenger could defeat him if they decide to run(Fox5 Atlanta) A federal appeals court appears to signal it will wait to rule on the blocked heartbeat bill until the Supreme Court rules on Mississippi’s attempt to overturn Roe v. Wade(Fox5 Atlanta) Georgia House Democratic Caucus Committee on Crisis in Prisons heard from former inmates and inmate families about “horrific” conditions in Georgia prisonsPut November 3, 2021 on your calendar – Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has issued a proclamation for a Special Session. Re-districting is the major focus.(Savannah Morning News) – Julius Hall has opened a legal loophole in Georgia for when a felon can be elected to office (2 years by State Parole Board vs. 10 years by Georgia Constitution) when he tried to qualify for Mayor of Port Wentworth(GPB) Herschel Walker to make his first campaign appearance at former President Trump’s rally in Perry on Saturday. Walker is listed as a speaker alongside Rep. Jody Hice, candidate for Georgia Secretary of State, and GA Sen. Burt Jones, candidate for Georgia Lieutenant Governor. Share this:TumblrFacebookRedditTwitterEmailPrint Related About Author lawtonsack Lawton is a graduate of Georgia Southern University (the GSU) with a degree in Information Technology. He has held numerous positions within the Georgia Republican Party throughout the years. 2 Comments drjay i’m not sure i’ll be able to explain it clearly but in my head, i completely understand that the constitution and the parole board are not in any sort of conflict…they are 2 different things. my understanding is that you have to wait 2 years to have your rights restored by the board of paroles, some people get that right a way some wait several years, i assume some never get theirs back, meanwhile a separate 10 year clock is ticking from the state constitution about when you can run for office after a felony conviction..it’s an “and” not an either or…again it’s perfectly clear in my head even if this explanation is a bit jumbled… September 27, 2021 9:26 AM Log in to Reply armanidog Burt Jones and Jody Hice were ready to commit sedition, insurrection, and civil war to heklp Trump. They are the problem not the solution. I remember someone on here said they were really impressed with Burt Jones who was willing to overthrow a legal election and help that psycho Donald Trump. Read this and be thankful some folks resisted these unlawful acts: https://georgiarecorder.com/2021/09/23/bookman-eastman-memo-shows-how-close-georgia-gop-chair-came-to-enabling-trump-coup/ September 27, 2021 6:30 PM Log in to Reply Add a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.