The ACLU, Electronic Frontiers Georgia, Mitchell Kaye (Georgia State Representative), and others will hold a press conference on their lawsuit against the State of Georgia, concerning HB1630, which is now law. The joint press conference will be broacast live on the internet at 10:30 am on Tuesday September 24, 1996. To listen to the press conference, see /realaudio/hb1630.html
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: See list below
Friday, September 20, 1996
ATLANTA, GA-- -The American Civil Liberties Union, Electronic Frontiers Georgia, Georgia State Representative Mitchell Kaye (R-Marietta) and others will be holding a news conference on Tuesday, September 24 at 10:30 a.m., immediately after filing a lawsuit seeking a preliminary injunction against a Georgia law barring communications in cyberspace.
The suit names Governor Zell Miller and Attorney General Michael Bowers as defendants, and will be filed on behalf of 13 plaintiffs.
Attorneys Ann Beeson (ACLU) and Scott McClain (Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore) Plaintiffs Robert Costner (Electronic Frontiers Georgia); Jeff Graham (AIDS Survival Project); Rep. Mitchell Kaye (GA House of Representatives); Bonnie Nadri (The Page Factory); Teresa Nelson (ACLU of Georgia); Eric Van Pelt (Atlanta Veterans Alliance); Josh Riley (individual plaintiff); and Kimberly LyleWilson (Atlanta Freethought Society).
News conference to announce filing of legal challenge to Georgia cyberspace law.
Tuesday, September 24, 10:30 a.m.
ACLU of Georgia 142 Mitchell Street SW (at Peachtree), Suite 301, Atlanta (404) 523-6201
Note: Copies of the brief and plaintiff affidavits will be available at the news conference and online at the EFGA website, and through the ACLU's website and America Online site (keyword: ACLU).
Please let us know any comments you have, or requests for more information.