Georgia Declares State of Emergency After Weekend Shootings in Atlanta

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency in the Peach State on Monday afternoon, allowing for the activation of up to 1,000 National Guard troops to Atlanta following a violent weekend that left 31 people wounded from multiple shootings and five dead, including an 8-year-old girl.

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Thousands March in Atlanta for Criminal Justice and Voting Reform

Thousands of protesters flooded the streets of downtown Atlanta Monday to join a march organized by the Georgia NAACP demanding criminal justice and voting reform following a chaotic primary election and the shooting of another unarmed black man by police.

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