NRA Hat - Voter Ballot Access Protected, New Law Coming
July 7, 2015: The Southeastern Legal Foundation today announced that it has reached a settlement in the federal court case involving Douglas County, Georgia voter Bundy Cobb, who was wearing his NRA Instructor hat when voting in the 2014 general elections, and was ordered to remove his hat or he would be refused a ballot. See details below - how the Georgia Attorney General issued a powerful Opinion in defense of Mr. Cobb's constitutional interpretation of the Georgia electioneering law, how the County Board of Elections and Registration changed its policy giving elections officers and poll workers wide discretion that resulted in this error, and how the same government agency formally apologized to Mr. Cobb for the violations of his rights when he attempted to vote.
Click here for Georgia Attorney General Opinion in Support of Cobb's Viewpoint
Click here for Formal Apology to Mr. Cobb from Douglas County Board of Elections and Registration
Click here for Formal Policy Change by Douglas County Board of Elections and Registration