Georgia Republicans Try New Strategy to Reign in Woke Prosecutors

Earlier this month, Georgia Republican Governor Brian Kemp signed a new bill creating a state commission board to monitor – and potentially fire – district attorneys who refuse to enforce the law. The innovative approach to holding rogue left-wing prosecutors accountable could soon become a staple in other red states as well.

The bill, SB 92, provides for the establishment of an eight-member commission that can recall district attorneys or solicitors general for a number of reasons, including “willful misconduct,” “persistent failure to perform his or her duties,” and “conduct prejudicial to the administration of justice.” SB 92 passed the Georgia Senate 32 to 24 and the Georgia House 97 to 77 in March before Governor Kemp signed it into law on May 5.

The commission, officially titled the Prosecuting Attorneys Qualifications Commission (PAQC) has also been granted the authority to further investigate instances in which local prosecutors may have been unduly influenced by “bias,” “conflicts of interest,” and “financial interest,” as well as factors completely unrelated to the facts of the prosecution at hand.

In a press release, Kemp declared, “As hardworking law enforcement officers routinely put their lives on the line to investigate, confront, and arrest criminal offenders, I won’t stand idly by as they’re met with resistance from rogue or incompetent prosecutors who refuse to uphold the law.” Moreover, he stated, “The creation of the PACQ will help hold prosecutors driven by out-of-touch politics than commitment to their responsibilities accountable and make our communities safer.”

Kemp also channeled the frustration of many Americans – in Georgia and elsewhere – living under prosecutors who have embraced the far left’s “restorative justice” agenda that includes not prosecuting “minor” crimes like drug possession and robbery. As Kemp put it, “People are just fed up. People are fed up of local prosecutors who are not doing their job. They’re not fulfilling their duties and their oaths under the law and prosecuting crimes that are on our books.”

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This is the whole problem. We need a commission?
You fail to uphold the law and the oath you swore to! You hang.

Sooooo, how many legislators does it take to “screw” in a lightbulb?
Don’t know, assemble a new commission, and another and another…before we know it we’ll all be in the dark!

We don’t need any more commissions or oversight or new laws to uphold old laws. Adhere to the ones we already have and the world will be sane again!


Exactly, in FL, Gov DeSantis fired a woke prosecutor who refused to do his duty. Naturally, DeSantis was in trouble for that, but he stood his ground. It sounds like Gov Kemp is trying to offload responsibility onto the new commission.


Alexander-Eight— I agree w/ both you and Scott. A Politician tries to do something good and he usually gets slapped for it if it goes against the narrative. The gubment is bloated! It is the ‘Do something’ job that we all know nobody does anything but fight US. Build another commission, create another ‘task force’ 87K Armed Iris’s . There was a figure quoted in the WSJ recently adding up the number of ARMED Federal employees that are out there in circulation today. 200K! 200 THOUSAND ! and they said it was a larger number than the U.S. Marine Corp… WHY? Why do we NEED that many SOLDIERS to do the gubments bidding…sounds more like an ARMY to me.
I wish Gov. Kemp well, but it is an uphill battle for him.