PROSECUTE THE PROSECUTORS (OPINION): Four of Georgia’s 49 District Attorneys were under state or federal investigation during the last election cycle. Jessica Szilagyi says state prosecutors like this are costing innocent men their freedom- often without any real repercussions. Do you think it’s time we hold them accountable?
BULLETS VS. BALLOTS (OPINION): With a GOP filibuster expected to block federal voting legislation in the Senate today, LaDawn Jones thinks it’s time we talk about laws here in Georgia. She says it’s easier to buy a gun in Georgia than it is to vote- and that recent voting laws may target people of color. Do you think both constitutional rights should be treated equally?
STREET RACING (OPINION): City law enforcement has recently cracked down on street racing, but George Chidi says that Atlanta’s crime problem goes much deeper. After 3 innocent civilian deaths during high-speed chases, he says it’s time police acknowledge the other issues- notably, gang violence. What do you think?
STAYING VIRTUAL (OPINION): The COVID-19 pandemic has caused global changes. Despite worldwide devastation, LaDawn Jones thinks that some shifts in day-to-day life have been for the better. She says we should keep masks for servers, encourage further hygiene practices, and continue working remotely- but do you want to stay virtual?