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  1. On Native GroundCANADA Shows the U.S. How to Welcome Syrian RefugeesRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | American Reporter

    ... last week that, after a newly-arrived family applied for food stamps and other state benefits, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal issued an executive order barring state agencies from having any involvement with the resettlement of Syrian refugees. Even ...

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  2. It's been a good ride:' Carl Rogers reflects on 22-year tenure in state legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | The Times

    ... starting as a Democrat under Gov. Zell Miller and ending as a Republican under old friend and fellow GOPer, Gov. Nathan Deal. "It's been a good ride," Rogers said, leaning back in a chair. "I can't say it hasn't been." But the time has come to spend ...

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  3. Stephanie Grace: Regressive South makes La. look good, inclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... to expand there, and rocker Bruce Springsteen canceled a concert. Georgia narrowly averted such a fate when Gov. Nathan Deal vetoed a bill to allow businesses to refuse service and fire people based on their owners' religious beliefs; the veto came ...

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  4. Without LGBT rights, religious freedom failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Hays Daily News

    ... spelling big trouble for the already troubled Mississippi economy. Georgia recently avoided this fate when Gov. Nathan Deal vetoed a religious freedom bill passed by the state legislature earlier this year. North Carolina, Mississippi, Georgia and ...

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  5. Anti-LGBT bills move southern states backwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | The Louisville Cardinal

    ... by Governor Dennis Daugaard. Georgia came dangerously close to passing an anti-LGBT bill as well, but Governor Nathan Deal also decided to veto after the heavy backlash the state faced because of it. In fact, the backlash didn't only come from the ...

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  6. Loophole for teachers? Bill would let students skip state testing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Fox News

    An education bill awaiting Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's signature is raising concerns it could be used as a legal loophole to help educators cheat the system. Senate Bill 355 allows students to opt out of taking mandatory state tests if they are diagnosed with a life-threatening or serious health condition or if they have a doctor's note.

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  7. LGBT Activists Recruit Hollywood in Fight Against 'Religious Freedom' BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | LA Independent

    ... and anti-trans bathroom bills say they are about religious freedom in name only. Meanwhile, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has until May 3 to decide if he's going to sign a similar law, which would make it legal for faith-based groups to hire, fire, ...

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  8. Tom Crawford: Your elected officials want to keep you in the darkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | SavannahNow

    ... wife and family, but that's not a good enough reason to hide records that should be open to the public. Gov. Nathan Deal signed the bill on Monday. Olens, the onetime champion of open records, had said he wouldn't ask the governor to veto it. "I ...

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  9. Protesters call for - campus carry' vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Statesboro Herald

    ... to Georgia Southern University, chanted "No guns on campus!" and held handmade signs calling for Gov. Nathan Deal to veto "campus carry." About 50 protesters were in the parking lot one hour into the 2 p.m. event, about the same number of people who ...

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  10. Loophole for teachers? Bill would let students skip state testing with doc noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Fox News

    An education bill awaiting Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's signature is raising concerns it could be used as a legal loophole to help educators cheat the system. Senate Bill 355 allows students to opt out of taking mandatory state tests if they are diagnosed with a life-threatening or serious health condition or if they have a doctor's note.

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  11. Why 'religious freedom' bill failedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Coastal Courier

    Before you get your shorts in a wad, the following observations in no way indicate my preference for or opposition to the recent "religious freedom" bill vetoed by Gov. Nathan Deal. My personal opinions are irrelevant to this discussion.

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  12. Elected officials want to keep you in the darkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | The Coastal Courier

    Editor's note: This column,which was completed Sunday, was revised to indicate that Gov. Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 323 into law Monday. Whenever you hear an elected official say they support the concept of "transparency" in government, you really shouldn't take them seriously.

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  13. Louisiana govenor signs order banning LGBT discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Jurist

    ... orientation and gender identity has been a controversial issue in the US. Earlier this week Georgia Governor Nathan Deal said that he would veto [JURIST report] a religious freedom bill [HB 757, text] that critics claim would sanction discrimination ...

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  14. Supreme Court marriage ruling emboldens gay rights movement in religious liberty fightRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2016 | Washington Times

    Protesters wave flags on March 24 outside the North Carolina Executive Mansion in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina passed a law that bans cities and counties from passing anti-discrimination ordinances. more > Pressure from the business community has recently influenced two Republican governors of conservative states, South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, to veto legislation that the gay rights movement said was discriminatory.

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  15. New Slogan for NC?Read the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | Talking About Politics

    The way things are going, Pat McCrory will have to change North Carolina's new branding slogan from "Nothing Compares" to "Nobody Comes to NC." While the Governor and his media minions are freaking out over the Hate Bill 2 media frenzy, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is making hay.

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  16. GOP prepares for Georgia delegate fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Statesboro Herald

    ... Attorney General Sam Olens, House Speaker David Ralston, prominent tea party leader Julianne Thompson and Gov. Nathan Deal's wife, Sandra Deal. The only three delegates already determined are Republican National Committee members Randy Evans and ...

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  17. Scholarships, grants up for grabs for seniorsRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    ... in developing a first-class work force to respond to those urgent business needs," Hames said. Launched by Gov. Nathan Deal in 2012, Go Build Georgia is the state's skilled trade initiative designed to educate students about career opportunities in ...

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  18. Copelin-Wood disqualified from School Board raceRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    ... her from the race. Copelin-Wood, who served 12 years on the DeKalb School Board, was removed from office by Gov. Nathan Deal in 2013 along with five other board members in the wake of SACS placing the School District on accreditation probation in ...

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  19. Free Speech better than Religion for florists, bakers and photograph makersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Last week, Republican Georgia Governor Nathan Deal surrendered to corporate blackmail on economic liberty, and the Democratic Party cheered. Republican Charlotte Governor acted to protect women from sexual predators, and all from indecency, in public bathrooms, and the Democratic Party jeered.

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  20. Salt Lake City's gay mayor destroys conservative bids to recast ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Raw Story

    ... Mayor Jackie Biskupski reminded people, "We all have religious freedom. We live in America." Republican Gov. Nathan Deal eventually vetoed anti-gay "religious freedom" legislation in Georgia after nationwide threats of boycotts - but conservatives ... 40 comments