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Georgia Signs Hate Crimes Bill into Law as It Increases Protections for Police

HeadlineJun 29, 2020

Georgia’s hate crimes law will go into effect later this week, after it was signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp Friday. Georgia was one of only four states without a hate crimes law. However, the NAACP and others are calling out a police protection measure that was also approved by Georgia lawmakers last week, which some say will further endanger Black people.

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