Tag Archives: Bobby Jindal

Gay Adoption Bill Fails In Louisana

A bill that would have expanded adoption laws to allow joint adoption by unmarried couples was defeated by a 3-1 vote in the Louisiana Senate yesterday. The bill was fiercely opposed by religious groups. Senate Bill 129, which ended up as a combination of two measures by Sens. Ed Murray and J.P. Morrell, would have allowed unmarried couples to jointly ...

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Louisiana: Governor’s Commission Won’t Consider Adoption By Gay Couples

After a New Orleans-based LGBT rights organization pled their case to allowed unmarried partners to adopt in Louisiana, they were immediately shot down by one of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s flacks. “If anything, they (state marriage and adoption laws) should be strengthened,” Rep. Frank Hoffman, R-West Monroe, a member of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s 29-member Commission on Marriage and the Family, said. ...

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Kenneth The Page Responds To Bobby Jindal’s Response To Obama

Bobby Jindal’s much lampooned response to Barack Obama’s speech has been compared to Jack McBrayer’s Kenneth The Page character on NBC’s 30 Rock. Last night on Jimmy Fallon’s new show, McBrayer responded to the response as Kenneth. (You’ll have to sit through a commercial first. Annoying.)

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Rachel Maddow On Bobby Jindal

I thought President Obama’s speech last night was fantastic. Almost as good is Rachel Maddow’s take on Bobby Jindal’s response and the rudderless GOP. I think Jindal was trying to channel a genial used car salesman or something. Fail.

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Christianists Win, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal To End LGBT Job Protections

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is allowing to a 2004 law that protects LGBT people from job discrimination to lapse, claiming (lying) that state and federal laws already protect people from being fired for being gay. Calling the executive order unnecessary, Gov. Bobby Jindal said Wednesday he would not reissue a ban on discriminating against gays and lesbians in the workplace. ...

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