Thursday, August 29, 2013

Father Bourgeois "Disturbing the Peace" in Atlanta

Father Roy Bourgeois is a Vietnam veteran, priest and peace activist. He founded the School of the Americas Watch (SOAW) in 1990, after the killing of thousands of Central Americans at the hands of dictators and military forces trained by the U.S. Army at the SOA at Fort Benning. Ordained as a Roman Catholic priest in 1972, in recent years he has become an outspoken advocate for the ordination of women as priests. In 2012 the Vatican dismissed him from both the Maryknoll order and the priesthood for participating in the ordination of a woman.

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Safety First on Labor Day on the Road

Partying may be how most people will end their summer this Labor Day, but Georgia law enforcement and their partners across state lines will be on the lookout leading up to the holiday in case motorists take that party on the road by driving impaired.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

19 Million Uninsured Young Adults and Georgia Obstructionists

HOUSTON, Texas – Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Young Invincibles announced the Healthy Young America video contest in an effort to inform young people about health insurance coverage and new options under the Affordable Care Act. People can submit entries and vote for their favorite videos at

Estatus de la reforma migratoria en Atlanta

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Aseguradoras médicas competirán por 10 millones de latinos

En el mensaje de esta semana, la  Directora de Políticas de Salud Pública del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos Mayra Álvarez habla sobre la Ley del Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio y cómo dicha ley ayudará a hacer la cobertura de seguro médico más asequible y de más fácil acceso para millones de personas en los Estados Unidos.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Missing Person in Augusta

"Let Freedom Ring" From Augusta

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta is joining with the King Center and the 50th Anniversary Coalition to help culminate the 50th anniversary of The March on Washington and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech with “Let Freedom Ring” bell-ringing events across the country at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on August 28th, a half-century to the minute after Dr. King delivered his historic address. 

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Search for Sandra Coke Ends After a Body is Found

VACAVILLE (New America Media) - The search for a missing criminal defense investigator from Oakland ended Friday as authorities found a woman's body in Vacaville. There was no confirmation that the body was that of 50-year-old Sandra Coke. But after sending dozens of local police officers and FBI agents to search lakes and open space in two cities Thursday night and Friday, authorities called everyone back once the body was found in Vacaville about 1 p.m.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Fight For Voting Rights in Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA – Citing the need to fight back against nationwide efforts that have hammered away at the right to vote, the Dean of the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Joseph Lowery, will join civil rights, religious, civic and labor leaders and legislators at 2 p.m., Wednesday, August 14, 2013, at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, to launch a 50-state project aimed at restoring, preserving and expanding free, fair and accessible voting rights.

Saturday, August 3, 2013

TEA Party Challenger for Senator Graham

"Together we will send the Tea Party to Washington D.C. Phones have been ringing off the wall! Let's do this South Carolina!" stated Nancy Mace (photo) in her Facebook account. The Goose Creek resident officially announced her campaign to defeat U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham in the 2014 Republican Party primary.