Stalking victims in Georgia now have more protections

July 1, 2021 @ 7:49 AM ET

ATLANTA – Individuals who are victims of stalking now have expanded legal rights as a result of a handful of measures approved by the Georgia legislature and signed by Governor Kemp.

According to § 16-5-90, “A person commits the offense of stalking when he or she follows, places under surveillance, or contacts another person at or about a place or places without the consent of the other person for the purpose of harassing and intimidating the other person.”

To learn more about the specific changes that went into affect today, continue this story on The Georgia Virtue: