Georgia voting restrictions challenged again in third federal lawsuit
In this file photo, a Gwinnett County election worker looks over absentee and provisional ballots at the Gwinnett Voter Registrations and Elections office on Nov. 6, 2020, in Lawrenceville, Georgia. - Jessica McGowan/Getty Images North America/TNS

ATLANTA — Another federal lawsuit is challenging Georgia's new voting law, the third court effort to stop election rules that plaintiffs say will make it harder for all voters to cast their ballots, especially Black voters. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday by the African Methodist Episcopal Church and other plaintiffs, is aimed at many parts of the voting law, including absentee ID requirements, drop box restrictions, absentee ballot request deadlines and a ban on volunteers handing out food and water to voters waiting in line. "Simply put, this new law not only seeks to suppress the votes of Black ...