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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Emergency Restrictions

A federal court in Texas ruled the City of San Antonio improperly removed a vape shop’s complaint from state court, finding the shop has only asserted claims under the Texas Constitution and state law. After the shop violated the city’s Covid-19 related emergency restrictions several times, the city revoked its certificate of occupancy and threatened to turn off its utilities. 

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