Torturing the Mentally Ill: Louisiana Bill Could End Solitary Confinement for Mentally Ill People

April 27, 2021

A bill to stop people with serious mental illnesses from being incarcerated in solitary confinement has been deferred to next week’s agenda in the Louisiana House of Representatives.  The bill, HB 68, was authored by Representative Mandie Landry. In the past, Landry successfully championed a bill that prohibited Louisiana prisons from putting pregnant women in […]

State Representative Mandie Landry Fights to Decriminalize Prostitution

March 7, 2021

Prostitution is one of the most dangerous professions in the world. In most of the United States, sex work is unregulated, thus denying rights that accrue to other workers. With sex work criminalized, workers are reluctant to report crimes committed against them. Sex trafficking is more pervasive than many people care to acknowledge. According to the World […]

Rob Anderson is Considering Running for the Recently Vacated District 35 Seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives

December 10, 2020

It has been a crazy year, with a pandemic, recession, hurricanes, and an onslaught of important elections. The newest will occur at the beginning of 2021 for the recently vacated District 35 seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives.  The speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives, Clay Schexnayder, issued a proclamation today recognizing the […]

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