Civil Rights

LSU to handle Title IX cases ‘from a trauma-informed perspective,’ new...

On his first day on the job, new LSU President William Tate spoke Tuesday about the sexual misconduct scandal that has led to lawsuits...

Black Caucus asks feds to launch full-scale investigation of Louisiana State...

Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus leaders announced Tuesday that they will be sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice to request a “top-to-bottom”...
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Louisiana has three new abortion laws: Here’s what they do

Louisiana has three new laws aimed at restricting and deterring abortion. Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat who opposes abortion, announced last week he...

Supreme Court upholds Arizona ‘ballot harvesting’ ban, in setback for voting...

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s ban on third-party ballot collections, reversing the 9th Circuit’s ruling last year that the prohibition violated the Voting...

Republicans push back against federal approval for changes in state voting...

WASHINGTON—Republicans during a U.S. House Judiciary panel hearing on Tuesday argued that a bill that would reinstate a preclearance section of the 1965 Voting...

Supreme Court affirms transgender rights in declining to hear Virginia school...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that it will not hear a case of a transgender student in Virginia who was barred from...

U.S. Justice Dept. suit says new Georgia voting law rules violate...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Friday that the Department of Justice is suing the state of Georgia to overturn a sweeping...
Governor vetoes bill that would've allowed concealed guns without a permit

Louisiana governor vetoes bill to allow people to carry concealed guns...

Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoed legislation this week that would have allowed residents over the age of 21 to carry concealed guns without a...

LSU tears down New Orleans school building despite taxpayer-funded renovation

Despite objections from preservationist groups, LSU has moved ahead with demolishing McDonogh No. 11, a 142-year-old New Orleans elementary school that has undergone millions...

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards vetoes ban on transgender women and...

Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoed a ban on transgender women and girls participating in women and girls sporting events. The veto didn’t come as...

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