Tag Archives: Louisiana

LOUISIANA: Attorney General Jeff Landry Wins Battle To Overturn Governor’s Pro-LGBT Executive Order

The Associated Press reports: A judge has thrown out an executive order issued by Louisiana’s governor that was aimed at protecting the rights of LGBT people in state government. Judge Todd Hernandez ruled Wednesday that Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards’ anti-discrimination order is unconstitutional. The order prohibited discrimination in government and state contracts based on sexual orientation and gender identity. …

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LOUISIANA: Triggered Snowflakes Force Removal Of Atheist Holiday Billboard After Two Hours [VIDEO]

Via Raw Story: A billboard promoting atheism during the holiday season has been run out of town by Christians in Monroe, Louisiana, who deemed it too offensive for their community’s religious sensibilities to tolerate. This message proved to be so triggering for Christians in the community that they successfully demanded that it be taken down on the grounds that it …

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Tony Perkins: Louisiana’s Governor Wants To Ban Gay-Hating Christians From Getting State Contracts

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Government contracts available: Christians need not apply! That’s the unofficial motto of Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D), who’s taken it upon himself to exclude people of faith from partnerships with the state. In an executive order eerily similar to Barack Obama’s, Louisiana’s liberal governor decreed that any company or organization …

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David Duke: Hillary Deserves The Electric Chair

Business Insider reports: Candidates vying for a Louisiana US Senate seat met on the debate stage in New Orleans on Wednesday night. Among the candidates — which included Republican frontrunner John Kennedy and Democratic candidate Caroline Fayard — was former Ku Klux Klan leader, David Duke. Duke invoked Trump’s name early and often during the debate, and compared himself to …

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David Duke Qualifies For US Senate Debate

The Baton Rouge Advocate reports: John Kennedy and Foster Campbell lead the field in the race to qualify for the U.S. Senate runoff less than three weeks before Election Day, an independent poll showed Thursday. But the biggest news from the poll by Raycom Media may be that David Duke scored just high enough to qualify for the final televised …

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Tony Perkins Applauds “Courageous” Louisiana Attorney General For Backing Anti-LGBT Discrimination

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: It’s hard enough to win a government contract. Now imagine that your beliefs are a disqualifying factor! In Louisiana, that’s exactly the hostile environment Governor John Bel Edwards (D) was trying to create when he issued an executive order excluding conservatives from state partnerships. Like President Obama, Governor Edwards thinks there …

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LOUISIANA: Court Rules That AG Can Block State Contracts Because They Include LGBT Protections

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports: Attorney General Jeff Landry can reject dozens of state legal contracts because they include language preventing discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people — among other reasons, according to a Baton Rouge state court ruling Monday (Oct. 17). Judge Donald Johnson, of the 19th Judicial District Court, determined Gov. John Bel Edwards does not …

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Louisiana’s Largest Newspaper Endorses Hillary Clinton: Bigoted Donald Trump Would Be Disastrous For America

From the editorial board of the New Orleans Times-Picayune: Mr. Trump has proved himself wholly unsuited to be president. He has spent this campaign denigrating women, Muslims, Mexicans, refugees, disabled people, the parents of a soldier who died in Iraq and essentially anyone who questioned him. He has suggested that an African-American protester at one of his rallies should be …

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LOUISIANA: FBI Investigates GOP Parish President Mike Yenni For “Explicit” Sexting With 17 Year-Old Male

Yenni is married and has a young child. The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports: Explicit text messages from Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni to a 17-year-old male have been subject of an FBI inquiry, a spokesman for the bureau confirmed Friday (Sept. 30). Yenni did not immediately respond to a request for comment. “We will have no further comment about this …

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LOUISIANA: Dem Governor Sues Attorney General For Blocking Contracts Over Their LGBT Protections

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports: Gov. John Bel Edwards is suing Attorney General Jeff Landry for blocking state legal contracts over language meant to protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination in the workplace. Edwards filed the lawsuit in a Baton Rouge state court Friday (Sept. 30), following a meeting with Landry in which the two officials were …

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David Duke: I’m Winning Because Trump’s Winning

The Los Angeles Times reports: David Duke worked the Louisiana gun show like a preacher pursuing souls, cornering potential voters as they picked over firearms and ammo. The robes are gone and the rhetoric is softer than during his grand wizard days. But Duke has not shed his relentless proselytizing for the white race, even though voters have repeatedly rejected …

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David Duke: I’m Ecstatic Over Trump’s Speech

Earlier this week the Trump campaign disavowed David Duke’s pro-Trump robocalls to Louisiana voters, saying there’s no place for his message “in the Republican Party or our country.” Unswayed, last night Duke gleefully live-tweeted every anti-immigrant utterance made during Trump’s speech in Arizona, concluding with the above “ecstatic” summation. A poll released yesterday shows Duke at 6% in a crowded …

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David Duke Robocalls Louisiana Voters: Vote For Me And Donald Trump To Save White America [AUDIO]

Via Buzzfeed: A robocall from white nationalist and former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke urges voters to vote for him for U.S. Senate in Louisiana and for Donald Trump for president. “Unless massive immigration is stopped now, we’ll be out numbered and outvoted in our own nation. It’s happening,” Duke says. “We’re losing our gun rights, our free speech. …

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Trump Meets With Homeless Hate Group Leader Whose House Was Destroyed By God In Massive Flood

Donald Trump is making a huge show of touring Louisiana today, even though state officials have pointedly denounced such grandstanding as the required security pulls resources away from disaster relief operations. This morning he met with locals at the church of homeless hate group leader Tony “Canoe” Perkins, who presumably did not mention his oft-stated belief that God sends natural …

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Tony Perkins Slams Obama For Not Coming To See The Flood That God Sent To Destroy His Home [VIDEO]

As I reported on Wednesday, God destroyed Tony Perkins’ house this week in a massive flood that left thousands of Louisiana residents homeless. Last night and again this morning Perkins took to Fox News to denounce President Obama for not coming to tour the disaster zone, telling one Fox anchor that Donald Trump “could send a postcard and that would …

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LOUISIANA: God Destroys Tony Perkins’ House

As we are repeatedly instructed, God uses hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, and lethal diseases to punish people for sinning. This week the Lord Almighty aimed his Holy Wrath at Louisiana, where among the thousands of people made homeless by flooding is hate group leader Tony Perkins, who reports that he had to escape his destroyed home by canoe. Perkins is on …

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David Duke: I’ll Be Trump’s Best Friend In The Senate

The Hill reports: Former KKK leader David Duke said Friday he would be Donald Trump’s number one supporter in the Senate. Duke, who announced last month he would run for Louisiana’s open Senate seat, said he is 100 percent behind Trump’s legislative agenda. “As a United States senator, nobody will be more supportive of his legislative agenda, his Supreme Court …

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David Duke Announces Run For US Senate: I Will Defend The Heritage Of European-Americans [VIDEO]

Exactly 12 hours after Trump accepts the nomination, Tony Perkins’ BFF throws his hood into the ring. This is NOT a coincidence. The Hill reports: Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke is launching a run for a U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana, he announced Friday. “After the great outpouring of overwhelming support, I’m proud to announce my candidacy for …

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Obama And Hillary Condemn Baton Rouge Attack

Via White House press release: I condemn, in the strongest sense of the word, the attack on law enforcement in Baton Rouge. For the second time in two weeks, police officers who put their lives on the line for ours every day were doing their job when they were killed in a cowardly and reprehensible assault. These are attacks on …

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BREAKING: Three Baton Rouge Police Officers Dead, Several Wounded In Possible Ambush Attack

Multiple outlets are reporting that three Baton Rouge police officers have been shot and killed in a possible ambush attack. Several other officers have reportedly been wounded. Little else is known at this writing and details are changing by the minute. I’ll update this post as more information becomes available. UPDATE: From the New Orleans Times-Picayune.  Three police officers were …

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