Latest try ends in tie; vote goes along racial lines
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Divided along racial lines, Augusta officials failed Monday for a second time to pass a new law designed to protect the city from lawsuits by demonstrators picketing at the Masters.
Augusta expects the National Council of Women's Organizations and the Rev. Jesse Jackson's Rainbow/PUSH Coalition to protest Augusta National Golf Club's all-male membership during the April tournament.
Jim Wall, the attorney for Augusta-Richmond County, says the
city's current ordinance ...
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