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Latest try ends in tie; vote goes along racial lines

Updated: February 4, 2003, 11:01 AM ET
Associated Press

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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