Civil Rights

Bills addressing LSU sexual misconduct scandals move forward

A pair of bills that increase transparency, clarify sexual assault reporting mandates in Louisiana colleges and universities and establish an anti-sexual assault “Louisiana Power-Based...

8 unusual things about the sexual misconduct scandal in the Louisiana...

The controversy surrounding Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry’s office got a new set of legs this week thanks to a press conference Landry held...

LGBTQ protections are already scarce in Louisiana; Legislature seeks to make...

Louisiana is a state of “no” when it comes to protecting the LGBTQ community. No ban on housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and...
Voting machine bill passes Senate committee

Voting machine bill advances after residents pushing conspiracies descend on Senate...

A bill that proposes a new method of procuring Louisiana’s voting machine systems and strips the Louisiana Secretary of State of some autonomy cleared...

Georgia voting law pummeled at U.S. Senate hearing on ‘Jim Crow...

WASHINGTON—Georgia’s new voting law was at the center of Tuesday's U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, where senators discussed restoration of a key section in...

Louisiana Attorney General to discuss lawsuit over alleged sexual harassment in...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has scheduled a press conference Tuesday to discuss “human resource issues” and a lawsuit he filed against newspaper reporter...

Bill seeks to make it easier for abuse victims to get...

Brandi Melissa told the Louisiana House Committee on Civil Law and Procedure Monday about the abuse she and her mother suffered throughout their lives...

John Bel Edwards opposes bills with transgender restrictions

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards opposes four bills introduced by lawmakers that would impose restrictions on transgender people. The governor said he would hope...
Tiger Stadium

LSU president says staff could be moved around — not fired...

LSU interim president Tom Galligan said Wednesday that he may change up the job duties of some staff members following the coverup of sexual...

‘We all deserve to keep our children’: Grieving grandmother calls attention...

Argarette Weatherspoon-Collins told the Louisiana Senate Committee on Health and Welfare Wednesday that her daughter Jessica, then 6 months pregnant, went to see a...

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